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The global homosexual population has grown by leaps and bounds over the past two decades. Some observers point to the emergence of social media for the prevalence of gay tolerance and less hostility toward homosexuals around the world.

Gay dating app Grindr has quickly grown to over 2 million LGBT subscribers. But one country where homosexuality is still illegal is Malaysia. Grindr is outlawed there, as are open displays of homosexuality in the streets.

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Kim Jong Nam

It was like a plot straight out of a spy novel: 2 female assassins tracked the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un through a busy airport in Sepang, Malaysia on Monday, Feb. 13. The women assassinated 45-year-old Kim Jong Nam in broad daylight without drawing attention to themselves.

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