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Gulf Cooperation Countries to screen expatriates to ban gays from entering the six member nations

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait -- Gay expatriates, go away!

A top health official in the tiny Arab nation of Kuwait told a local newspaper that Kuwait plans to screen expatriates in order to detect homosexuals and bar them from entering the country.

Yousuf Mindkar, director of public health, told Al Rai that Kuwait does not want gays to enter the country and that similar measures are planned in the Gulf Cooperation Countries, or GCC, comprising of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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LGBT activists deplore controversial UAE "gay cure" VIDEO

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- LGBT people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have launched a campaign against a YouTube video "tutorial" that shows how gays can be "cured" or "scrubbed clean" of their sexuality.

The six-minute "tutorial" titled "Be Yourself" has shocked the LGBT community of the UAE when it was posted a little more than a week ago on YouTube.

Report: Gay and bisexual Kenyan men trafficked as sex slaves to Gulf states

A Kenyan gay magazine has exposed male sex trafficking between Kenya and the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Identity magazine says that gay and bisexual Kenyans are being lured from universities with promises of jobs only to end up as sex slaves.

The prestigious Kenyatta University is being particularly targeted, the magazine found. The men are often desperate as Kenya suffers from high unemployment.

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