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ADDED ON: 06/13/2018

Indian Lesbians Commit Suicide to Escape Intolerance

06/13/2018 | Gay Star News

A lesbian couple in India committed suicide on Monday by jumping into a local river. The two women left notes saying the world wouldn’t accept their relationship. A three-year-old child, belonging to one of the women, was also killed, according to local media reports. The two women, 30-year old Asha Thakor and 28-year old Bhavna Thakor, lived in the western state of Gujarat. Their deaths have highlighted the stigma surrounding LGBT people in India.

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