Discrimination against sexual minorities
Denial of the rights of sexual minorities
Prejudicial treatment of sexual minority groups
Active prejudice towards sexual deviation
Sexual minorities can be defined as persons who engages in homosexuality, incest, paedophilia and any other forms of deviant sexual behaviour. All societies prohibit some or all of these activities either legally, morally or by social custom.
In 1991, the International Lesbian and Gay Association claimed that more than 50,000 people around the world are imprisoned because of their sexual preferences, and are unable to receive assistance from most human rights organizations.