Boys of Bangladesh

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Boys of Bangladesh (BoB) is the oldest and largest network of Bangladeshi men who identify as gay.[1] Its members live in Bangladesh and in other countries. It is based in Dhaka. It is an informal group run by volunteers.[2] It was founded in 2002. Boys of Bangladesh aims to build a gay community in the country,[3] and repealing Section 377, which makes homosexuality illegal.[4]

BoB is a full member of the Human Rights Forum of Bangladesh, the Human Rights Alliance of Bangladesh and the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.[5]

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  1. Stewart, Chuck (2010). The Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide. Greenwood Press. p. 343. ISBN 978-0-313-34233-2. Retrieved 2011-05-10.
  2. "Getting connected in Bangladesh". www.starobserver.com.au. Retrieved 2011-05-10.
  3. "The Boys of Bangladesh". pink-pages.co.in. Retrieved 2013-01-09.
  4. "Bangladesh: Treatment of homosexuals including legislation, availability of state protection and support services". www.unhcr.org. Retrieved 2013-01-09.
  5. "Who We Are". Retrieved 2018-02-02.

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