How many people are concerned about the human rights of LGBTI people? Here’s a hint: People have paid more than 1 million visits to the Erasing 76 Crimes blog so far this year — to be precise, 1,000,089 visits as of Nov. 5, 2015.
A total of 658,827 unique visitors have come to the blog in the first 10 months of 2015, reading an average of 1.5 articles per visitor.
Since the blog started in 2012, it has attracted a total of 1.34 million unique visitors, making a total of 2.19 million visits.
This year, visitors have come from almost every country in the world. The greatest numbers come from the United States (458,000 views so far this year); the United Kingdom (101,000 so far this year); Canada (60.000); and Australia (30,000).
Among the 76-plus countries with anti-gay laws that are the subject of this blog, the most visits so far this year came from:
- India (12,000 views so far this year);
- Malaysia (10,000 this year);
- Trinidad & Tobago (8,600);
- Jamaica (7,700);
- Kenya (7,000);
- Singapore (6,300);
- Nigeria (4,800);
- Uganda (4,700);
- Indonesia (4,400);
- Ghana (3,700);
- United Arab Emirates (3,200);
- Russia (2,500);
- Pakistan (2,600); and
- Saudi Arabia (2,500).
- Most popular list: 79 countries where homosexuality is illegal
- Second-most-popular list: 21 varieties of traditional African homosexuality
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For 1 million people, blog unmasks anti-LGBTI violence (July 2015, 76crimes.com)