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· September, 2006

Stories about LGBTQ+ from September, 2006

South Africa: gay marriage debate

The man who wants to become the next president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, believes that gay marriages are ungodly and unAfrican, via Reluctant Nomad.

China: Promiscuity crime

Li Yin-he blogs about various promiscuity crime cases in China (Part 1 and Part 2). She raises a simple question: if it is sex out of consent among adults, should...

Puerto Rico: Anti-discrimination bill

Andrés Duque drums up support among LGBT organisations and communities to combat the blocking of an anti-discrimation bill fom being debated in the Puerto Rican legislature.

Martinique: Looking Out for the Tomboy

Le Blog de [Moi] (Fr) tells of eyeing a teenage schoolgirl dressed like a tomboy at the same spot every morning on her way to work and seeing her young...

Bangladesh blog buzz

The latest happenings in Bangladeshi blogs around the world: * Education: Tanvir of Journal of a Disturbed Mind blog criticizes the new grading system of school final examination -S.S.C. (Grade...

Colombia: Legal Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Andrés Duque describes a little known bill currently being discussed in congress that could extend legal rights to same-sex couples in Colombia and enjoys the surprising support of President Alvaro...

Reunion: On Bisexuality

About the topic of bisexuality, Resh4Ever writes (Fr):”Today bisexuality is talked about as if it was still a taboo of Western society, but in 10 years I'm pretty sure that...

Eastern Europe: Video documents homophobia on the rise

The latest twist in the long-running saga of anti-gay violence and state oppression took place yesterday in Moscow, as an appeals court upheld the earlier lower court ruling to ban...

India: Homosexuality and the Law

Homosexuality in India is illegal because of a law that is largely part of a British legacy. Vikram Seth, a prominent author has written an open letter to the Government...

Poland: 1,000 More Troops to Afghanistan

The beatroot writes about homosexuality in Afghanistan and the possible alternatives to sending more Polish troops there.

Jamaica: Hormone plot?

Afflictedyard posts two curious photos of slogans spray-painted on walls in Kingston, Jamaica, referring to what would appear to be a plot involving hormone therapy. “Hormone imbalance cause cancer and...

Martinique, Africa: Perspective on Lesbianism in Africa

Le Blog de [Moi] deplores (Fr) historian/anthropologist Boris de Rachewiltz’ take on African female homosexuality in his 1993 book on African sexual practices:”Homosexuality is covered in the paragraph on sexual...

Poland: The Week's News Selection

In the past week, the beatroot has covered these subjects: a Polish goalkeeper in “the wonderful world of Scottish sectarian football”; 26 years later, something's wrong with the Polish Solidarnosc;...

United Arab Emirates: Equal rights

secretdubai wonders why vaginoid homo sapiens can't have the same rights and privileges afforded to others?

Ghana: Whither Gay Rights?

Adam sees the Ghanaian government’s decision to ban a gay and lesbian community conference as understandable yet paradoxical in a country that is otherwise usually progressive.

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