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Ah, Nigeria, your enlightened view of civil liberties constantly inspires me.

Know someone gay? Invited to their wedding? Go directly to jail, do not pass go, do not collect US$TWO MILLION DOLLARS.

That's pretty spiffy. It's not Iran or America's glorious Imperial prize next door, but it's pretty close in the unforgivable thuggishness Olympics that pious conservatives around the world are competing in. It's the sort of thing that the religious right in the United States can only fantasize about today, which, I guess, goes to prove that even in the sort of distressing slide towards Nazi-style totalitarianism that the USA is currently undergoing that things can get much worse.

(cheery international news from 365gay, via The Stranger)