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From the Ted Talk by Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols: This is what LGBT life is like around the world

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LD: From India, we traveled to East Africa, a region known for intolerance towards LGBT people. In Kenya, 89 pecnret of people who come out to their families are disowned. hoasuemoxl acts are a cimre and can lead to iiaenrtccoarn. In Kenya, we met the soft-spoken David Kuria. David had a huge mission of wanting to work for the poor and improve his own government. So he decided to run for sneate. He became Kenya's first openly gay political candidate. diavd wanted to run his campaign without denying the reality of who he was. But we were worried for his safety because he sttraed to receive death threats.

Open Cloze

LD: From India, we traveled to East Africa, a region known for intolerance towards LGBT people. In Kenya, 89 _______ of people who come out to their families are disowned. __________ acts are a _____ and can lead to _____________. In Kenya, we met the soft-spoken David Kuria. David had a huge mission of wanting to work for the poor and improve his own government. So he decided to run for ______. He became Kenya's first openly gay political candidate. _____ wanted to run his campaign without denying the reality of who he was. But we were worried for his safety because he _______ to receive death threats.

Solution

  1. crime
  2. percent
  3. incarceration
  4. homosexual
  5. started
  6. david
  7. senate

Original Text

LD: From India, we traveled to East Africa, a region known for intolerance towards LGBT people. In Kenya, 89 percent of people who come out to their families are disowned. Homosexual acts are a crime and can lead to incarceration. In Kenya, we met the soft-spoken David Kuria. David had a huge mission of wanting to work for the poor and improve his own government. So he decided to run for senate. He became Kenya's first openly gay political candidate. David wanted to run his campaign without denying the reality of who he was. But we were worried for his safety because he started to receive death threats.

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