It’s that bad.
In the eyes of the British government, the U.S. may now be a risky destination for LGBT travelers. The British Foreign Office posted a travel advisory update to its website Tuesday warning members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities about anti-LGBT laws passed recently in North Carolina and Mississippi. “The U.S. is an extremely diverse society and attitudes towards LGBT people differ hugely across the country,” the advisory reads. “LGBT travelers may be affected by legislation passed recently in the states of North Carolina and Mississippi.”
The advisory also provides a map that marks countries around the world — including Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Nicaragua, as well as much of northern Africa and the Middle East — that also have anti-LGBT laws, and includes a few more pieces of travel advice. “Some hotels, especially in rural areas, won’t accept bookings from same-sex couples — check before you go,” the British government warns, noting that LGBT travelers should also “exercise discretion” in rural areas and avoid “excessive physical shows of affection” when in public.
How fucked up is this
Everyone, please please please reblog this!! We must keep each other safe. What is happening in North Carolina and Mississippi is messed up, but we have to have each others back. Spread the word. Be safe🌈
@thehappinessapocalypse @6stringlady @jugbandarnold @gaymilla @thegaywomenchannel @carmillaseries @carmilla-feels-hq @gayasscarmilla tag others
Be careful to all of you!!
What the actual shit….
I checked snopes because this seemed outlandish.
But yeah, this is actually true.
Kind of disturbing, innit?
Making this more legitimate, Obama has even commented on the travel warning