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· March, 2006

Stories about LGBTQ+ from March, 2006

Poland: Singer Turned Politician Tired of Politics

The beatroot writes about a 56-year-old Polish rock musician turned politician and the problems he's facing. “After making a lot of money over the years, he must have got bored...

DR: No to “sexual liberty”

Andrés Duque reports that language referring to “sexual liberty” will be removed from a current draft amendment to the Dominican Republic's Civil Code. One of the fears among critics of...

Singapore: a gay party cancelled

On the cancellation of Feelin’ Good, a party organised by gay and lesbian media and events company Fridae, Mr. Brown quotes and links to conflicting statements from Fridae and the...

Kenyan Sphere Dispatch

After the kenyan government raid on standard newspaper early this month, (Something that was covered by MSM around the world), there was talk in Kenya of mercenaries operating in Kenya....

Peru: Anti-gay Comments by Presidential Candidate's Mother

Andrés Duque, noting the recent changes in the presidential polls, says that Peru's LGBT community is worried about what a Humala victory would mean for them. Humala's mother was recently...

China: Comrade dancer

Frances at Supernaut, who returned to Guangzhou this month, posts on the transsexual former PLA soldier Jin Xing, organizer of this year's Shanghai International Dance Festival and her eponymous dance...

China: Sexual harassment issues

Ray Zhou from Not Only Movies blogs on bumps in China's development of anti-sexual harassment laws. “What if the teacher is gay and is more likely to be physically attracted...

Diaspora: Football wins

Ayaan Hirsi Ali blogs reports on a football match between gay men and muslims that took place in Amsterdam to mark the International Day Against Racism. The Muslim team won...

Kenya: Homosexuality is UnAfrican

Gukira writes a brilliant short piece entitled “Homosexuality is Un-African”………”Homosexuality, it is claimed, was introduced to Africa by the West. Others argue that homophobia, not homosexuality, was introduced to Africa....

African women blogging this week

As usual, African women have been blogging about a variety issues. Black Looks has recorded a moving audio post honouring the brilliant African-American science fiction writer who recently passed away,...

South Africa: blog awards +

Cherryflava goes to the South African blog awards and comes away with an assortment of blogs posts that speak for themselves.

Kenya: Outing Heterosexuality

Diary of a Mad Kenyan Woman writes on Africa's desire for “freedom” yet it's unaminous and united front against the mere “whisper” of sexuality that is anything but “does not...

Cayman Islands: Brokeback hypocrisy

Cayblogger is less tongue-in-cheek than usual in his response to a Cayman Islands pastor's views on “Brokeback Mountain”.

Polish Blogosphere Update

Don't ever lose your wallet in Poland, especially if it contains your bank card – that's the lesson gleaned from expat Wendy Lady of The Poland Diaries. After reading about...

Jamaica: Four charged with Harvey murder

Andrés Duque links to a Jamaica Observer report which states that three men and a woman have been formally charged in relation to the murder of Jamaican AIDS Support staffer...

Brazil: Carnival Of Shame Update

Made in Brazil continues his coverage of a gay couple that was attacked by five men on Ipanema beach during Carnival.

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