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Transgender woman held captive two years, claims she was kept as sex slave

| Sunday, June 8, 2014
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NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana — Authorities say that a transgender woman was held as a slave in rural, northwestern Louisiana for two years in what local authorities describe as the most “severe and disturbing” case of human trafficking ever investigated in the area.

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The face of ‘modern slavery’ looks a lot like us

| Sunday, September 30, 2012
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Imagine, if you can, 400,000 gay youth forced to leave their homes, with no family, no support, and living on the streets. They become the most vulnerable among us. They become the epitome of what is an easy target for the criminals who want only to exploit their bodies for sexual prostitution; and not just prostitution, but commercial sexual exploitation. Children who are forced out of the only home they have ever known by parents, who can’t tolerate the thought of their child being gay, find themselves alone and on the street....

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Report: Kenyan gay men trafficked as sex slaves to Gulf countries

| Wednesday, December 21, 2011
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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.

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