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1/ The Portuguese #Inquisition and Female Homosexuality [Thread].
In Portugal, the legal authorities began to pay attention to female
homosexuality only at the end of the 15th century.
2/ The first royal edict to explicitly target female homosexuality was promulgated on 20 December 1499, during the reign of Manuel I (1495–1521).
3/ The Portuguese monarch, having received advice from his councilors and
lawyers, decreed that convicted female homosexuals were to suffer the same
sentence as male homosexuals, namely the death penalty.
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1) Starting a data series explaining India's #antiHindu system, 2nd class citizen status of Hindus and need for #HinduCharter (hint: #antiHindu system enjoys multi partisan support of all political parties, all branches of govt & so called pillars of #democracy & #equality)
2) Fountainhead of India's #antiHindu system is article 29&30 of constitution which cleverly denies #equalrights to Hindus allowing govt to enact #discriminatory laws/funding/programs & enables Supreme court to adjudicate contradictory laws in #antiHindu manner. #HinduCharter
3) Indian Govt confiscation of Hindu temples is 1 of the largest #religionfreedom violation in world. ALL political parties&Judiciary mostly support Hindu temple confiscation. For all practical purpose,Constitution right to freedom of religion is for nonHindus only. #HinduCharter
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