Fifty-three countries form the “voluntary intergovernmental association” known as The Commonwealth of Nations. Almost all of these countries are united by the fact that they were formerly British colonies, and thus share a ‘rich’ history of oppression and colonisation.

Many of these countries gained independence from the UK within the last century, and have retained (intentionally or unintentionally) the legacy of British colonial laws. Another thing that the Commonwealth countries seem to share is a toxic legacy for anti-gay and anti-trans prejudice. READ FULL