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The anti-gay British Empire

Whilst people in the UK celebrate 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality and the change that has come since, millions of others around the world continue to suffer under the legacy of British laws penalising "homosexual acts" that were spread with the Empire.

We hear from Joseph O'Mahoney at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who looked at the colonial history of anti-gay laws. And Dan Damon speaks to two gay activists; Nigerian, Bisi Alimi and Aditya Bandopadhyay in India.

(Picture: World map and rainbow flag in the hands. Credit:Getty Images)

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14 minutes