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Georgia LGBTQ organization calls out Hollywood hypocrites

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Atlanta, GA - The LGBTQ organization Georgia Log Cabin Republicans calls out studios, actors, and actresses as Hollywood Hypocrites for boycotting and threatening to boycott Georgia while they film in countries that persecute and murder LGBTQ people on a daily basis.

It's shameful that these Hollywood elitists don't care about the lives of LGBTQ people and it's time film industry immediately halts all current and future projects in countries that discriminate against LGBTQ people.

Disney

Emperor's New Groove: Peru: Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned.

Up: Venezuela: Article 77 of the constitution states that marriage is a union between a man and a woman.

Tarzan: Nigeria: Article 217 punishes male homosexuality for up to 3 years in prison. Although female is not directly stated, article 214 (regarding unnatural carnal knowledge) can apply.

Lion King: Kenya: Article 162, 163 and 165 prohibits homosexuality and offender is punishable by from 5 to 14 years in prison. Tanzania: Mandatory minimum of 20 years imprisonment for any attempt to commit acts "against the order of nature."

Aladdin: Saudi Arabia: Not legal. Second offense warrants execution whereas a prison sentences, lashing or execution may be used as punishment for first time offenders. Iran: 74 lashes for immature men and death penalty for mature men. 50 lashes for women as well as life in prison, forth conviction is death penalty.

Warner Media

Six Flags Theme Park in Saudi Arabia: Launches $8-Billion Entertainment Resort That Dwarfs Disney World. It will include a Six Flags theme park owned by Warner Media, water parks, motor sports, cultural events, and vacation homes. Saudi Arabia: Not legal. Second offense warrants execution whereas a prison sentences, lashing or execution may be used as punishment for first time offenders.

Netflix

The Night Comes For Us: Indonesia Aceh's law on criminalizing same sex behavior for Muslim men came into effect in 2015. Same-sex marriage is not a legislative priority in Indonesia.

Marco Polo: Kazakhstan: Article 11 of the law of family and marriage explicitly prohibits same sex couples from marrying each other. Malaysia: Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)

AMC

McMafia: Russia: Signed into law by President Vladimir Putin, the law on "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations among minors" criminalizes public expression of support for nontraditional relationships. Qatar: If you get caught for any kind Homosexual activity you might be put in jail. Egypt: Offenders may be imprisoned from three months to three years.