Our Work Equality and Inclusion #Reform53: Decriminalise same sex relationships Many Commonwealth countries criminalise consensual same-sex relationships. These laws are often a British colonial legacy, and foster a culture of violence, discrimination and marginalization against those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities. Read or download the infographic. Send a message to Commonwealth leaders that the time for reform is now. Paint your palm with the equality symbol and share your selfie using #Reform53.