Sunday, September 20, 2015

“"She walked away and left me on my knees begging for...

""She walked away and left me on my knees begging for her to at least listen to what I have to say. I left school while being mocked, laughed at. On that day, I hated myself to the extreme. I felt I wasn't worthy living. How, when the only person I trusted in the world turned her back on me? And this was the beginning of my suffering." - K., right, a gay man from Uganda, on the day his mother disowned him.

@hammond_robin photographed K. in #Kampala, Uganda in 2014. He created the photo-driven awareness campaign @whereloveisillegal to tell the stories of people like K. — those who are persecuted for their love. Almost 2.8 billion people live in countries where identifying as lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and intersex could (#LGTBI) lead to imprisonment, corporal punishment or even death. We'll share more photos for #nytweekender." By nytimes on Instagram.

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