· July, 2006

Stories about LGBTQ+ from July, 2006

African Women: Call for Nominations

  21 July 2006

African Women posts a call for nominations for the African Women of Distinction book and video exhibition scheduled for December 2006. The aim, the announcement says, is to profile the stories and work of 20 women in Africa who embody the essence of leadership, determination, and innovation in addressing social,...

Bermuda: The roots of black homophobia

  20 July 2006

In light of the report that only 19% of black Bermudians supported a recent bid to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, the Limey wonders about the roots of black homophobia.

Gay Pride Dialogue Generates a Blog-gays-sphere

  12 July 2006

The recent weeks have seen several large and diverse crowds gathering in the streets of many cities in Brazil and some other countries. The festivities and celebrations were not painted only with the World Cup colors. The month of June has become also known as the gay pride month, and...

China: a homosexual criminal case

  5 July 2006

Li yin-he is discussing a criminal case in Shanghai in her blog. The court charged a homosexual person for three years imprisonment in 1984 under Hoodlum crime and rejected the appeal in 2006 by referring to the defendant's sodomy behaviour. However, sodomy has never been a crime in China's criminal...

US, Caribbean, Africa: Anglicanism under fire

  4 July 2006

“I feel the American church leadership is far more in tune with the spirit of love and acceptance than the churches in Africa and the Caribbean, or even the English church,” says Trinidad-based Jeremy Taylor, as he weighs in on the controversies threatening to divide the international Anglican Communion in...

Africa: Is Homosexuality a Religion?

  2 July 2006

France-based Togolese Blogger Kangni Alem reflected on homosexuality in Africa recently. Namely, he tackled claims by some on the continent that homosexuality is a heretic religion. In the process, he mentioned recent “outings” of public figures. A debate ensued that involved Martinique's lesbian blogger Le Blog de [Moi] who'd read...

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