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· October, 2006

Stories about LGBTQ+ from October, 2006

China: Writings on the walls

Back in the day, big character posters were mostly used for vile purposes, so when they started popping up recently on shop fronts in a remote corner of China's Yunnan...

Kenya: recognize gay and lesbian citizens

A statement in support of gay and lesbian citizens of Kenya, “It is time to scrap the laws that the British imposed upon us and left us with, laws that...

China: first gay and lesbian association in China

Li yin-he reports that the first gay and lesbian association has been successfully registered as a legal organization under Zhongshan university in Guangdong (zh).

Poland: Homophobia and Politics

The beatroot writes about homophobia and politics in Poland.

South Afria: lesbian photo-activist

Sokari, who is visiting South Africa, writes about Zanele Muholi, a South African lesbian photo-activist: “Met Zanele Muholi, a lesbian photographer-activist. Progressive, radical, beautiful, challenging. Zanele took the photos behind...

Bangladesh: Homophobic persecution

imperfect world 2006 on homophobic persecution in Bangladesh. “Hussein explains that he first encountered anti-gay attitudes in university. He claims that fundamentalist outfits like Jamaat, Chatra Shibir and the Freedom...

Martinique: Remembering a Special Moment

Le Blog de [Moi] thinks back nostalgically (Fr) on a dance with a special woman she met for a couple of minutes in her twenties at a gay dance before...

Bermuda: Bishop takes a stand

A Bermudian bishop earns points from the Limey for his refusal to support an interdenominational church service he believes excludes homosexuals.

China: lesbian Shanghai

Shang Tiff in Shanghaiist introduces the Lesbian or lala culture in Shanghai.

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