They clambered over Washington monuments taking photos of each other. Smiling, hugging their new- found friends to post on Facebook and share with their network of LGBT activists. First the White House, then the Jefferson Memorial and finally they came to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial for the first time. There they were, dwarfed between the monument’s two solid slabs of stone that frame the Potomac’s shimmering horizon. These are our 26 “authentic witnesses” from countries where it is still illegal to be LGBT.