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Britain’s colonial legacy is still hurting LGBT people around the world

Enze Han and Joseph O'Mahoney
Britain’s colonial legacy is still hurting LGBT people around the world

At the recent Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, the British prime minister, Theresa May, urged Commonwealth nations to reform existing anti-gay legislation held over from British colonial rule. And while stopping short of a formal apology, she used her speech to explicitly acknowledge Britian’s responsibility: “As the United Kingdom’s prime minister, I deeply…