Kuwait to Install Gay Detectors in Airports, Attempt to Block Homosexuals from Entering County

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Yes, this was once a prank Jim pulled on Dwight in an episode of The Office.

But it's also a very real story confirmed by Kuwait's Director of Public Health.

The nation is developing homosexuality-detecting technology that it plans to install inside international airports in order to prevent gay travelers from entering the country.

The proposal will be officially unveiled before a Gulf Cooperation Council committee on November 11. Explained the director, Yousuf Mindkar:

"Health centers conduct the routine medical check to assess the health of the expatriates when they come into the GCC countries."

"However, we will take stricter measures that will help us detect gays who will be then barred from entering Kuwait or any of the GCC member states."

Homosexual acts are illegal in Kuwait, with 10-year prison sentences among the penalties on the intolerant books in this Middle Eastern country.

It's unclear at this time just how the supposed gay detectors will actually detect gayness, but it should be entertaining (and infuriating) to find out.

Along similar lines, Russia continues to come under fire from the public, as well as political and entertainment figures, for its anti-homosexual legislation.

Many plan to boycott the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and many fear political protests and/or arrests will distract from the quadrennial athletic competition.