Haiti bans same-sex marriage and threatens “accomplices” with prison time and fines

The views on same-sex marriage and support of the LGBTQ community may change drastically depending on where you go. Many countries are moving towards a progressive future where people are allowed to openly love who they want. But many others are standing firm in their beliefs rooted in homophobia, like Haiti.

NewNowNext reports that Haitian officials not only voted to ban same-sex marriage, but agreed to punish any “parties, co-parties and accomplices” with up to 3 years in prison and an $8,000 fine.

White fraternity goes unpunished for harassing black sorority

 

 

 

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A college campus remains divided after members of a white fraternity received no punishment for harassing members of a black sorority.

Audience members including student leaders and alumni at the University of Connecticut felt disrespected by responses from some of the panelists who spoke at a town hall meeting hosted by the African American Cultural Center Monday evening.