Furthermore, US companies will find anti-gay cultures a problem when they need to send engineers overseas to less stable parts of the world -- particularly oil companies. (I interviewed Arco in 1983 when living in Dallas and recall this issue.)
Today, I've covered the new British television documentary "Dispatched: Hunted", about anti-gay vigilantism in Russia, with Liz MacLean on the TV blog.
Update: Feb, 11
The Washington Post has an editorial today suggesting that the US should pressure Nigeria to repeal this law. The oil situation is indeed important.