More than half of the world's Muslims live along the 10th Parallel; so do most of the world's Christians. It's a place where ideological -- and geographic -- conflicts often arise.
Moses (right), a gay Ugandan man seeking asylum in the United States, hides his face with a makeshift hood as he attends a press conference in Washington, D.C., in February. The press conference was organized to announce the formation of an event to "affirm inclusive values and call on all nations, including Uganda, to decriminalize the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people."
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