Daisy Armstrong began performing poetry when her mother took her to a youth poetry group. Soon, she was winning competitions — but she was also kicked out of school after a slam poetry tour. Daniel Schaefer/Courtesy of OutlierImagery.com hide caption

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Activists protest Uganda's anti-gay legislation in Nairobi, Kenya, this month. LGBT status has been grounds for asylum in the U.S. since 1994, but winning refugee status can be difficult, particularly for people who are unable to obtain visas to the U.S. before applying. Dai Kurokawa /EPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Protesters in New Delhi rally Wednesday against the Supreme Court's decision to restore a ban on gay sex. On Thursday, the government said it would take steps to address the ruling. Arkaprava Ghosh /Barcroft Media /Landov hide caption

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A child sitting on the shoulders of an Indian gay rights activist waves a rainbow-colored flag during a protest in New Delhi following a decision Wednesday by the country's top court that a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality will remain in effect. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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