LGBTQIA+ people have the right to access information, resources, and community relevant to their identities without being tracked, surveilled, censored, or persecuted—but in many parts of the world, governments block LGBTQIA+ content & punish people who engage with it. #pride 🧵

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In Russia, people face fines, prison sentences, intimidation, and violence for posting LGBTQIA+ content. In 2020, an activist named was fined 75,000 rubles for posting a photo with the words, "Family is where the Love is. Support LGBT+ families." freedomhouse.org/country/rus…
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In Indonesia, LGBTQIA+ content, services, apps, and even emojis depicting LGBTQIA+ themes are frequently blocked or removed from app stores. LGBTQIA+ rights activists are surveilled by authorities. freedomhouse.org/country/ind…
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In Uganda, the LGBTQIA+ community is the target of regular technical attacks. Activists are hacked and surveilled, and blackmail using hacked content against LGBTQIA+ people has been reported. freedomhouse.org/country/uga…
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Globally, many LGBTQIA+ people need privacy and censorship circumvention tools like Tor to communicate with their peers, find important resources, or fight for their rights without facing violence. This is one of the many reasons why we do what we do at the Tor Project.
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Pride and privacy go hand in hand. This June and year round, the Tor Project stands in solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ community. Happy Pride! 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️🧅
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Thanks u and love u a all tor project team
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Curious is Bryan Lunduke had a soy rage over this yet
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😑 tor you disappointed me so "unfollowed" 🚮
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