Out-of-the-closet gay police officers in Peru can now lose their jobs under a new law that also punishes officers for taking bribes and abusing detainees. The reason?

sexual relations with people of the same sex that cause a scandal or damage the image of the institution.

However, heterosexual officers who commit adultery only face suspension.

Civil rights activist hope to overturn the new law in the courts.

VIA Huffington Post

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