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· November, 2006

Stories about LGBTQ+ from November, 2006

China: Queer blogs for the straight eye

There hasn't been a terrible lot happening in China lately that could be filed under ltgbq news. There's been stories of a lesbian hotline in Beijing, the opening of the...

Africa: LGBTs issues in Africa

Black Looks writes about current development in LGBTs issues in Africa, “The Kenyan Times published an article in support of the South African Bill and states that it does not...

Guyana: Little progress on eradicating homophobia

SASOD, the Guyana-based Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination, publishes on their blog a letter sent to the Kaieteur News acknowledging the progress made in other developing countries towards reducing discrimination...

Martinique: A Coming Out Story, Part 4

Le Blog de [Moi] posts the fourth and final installment of her personal coming out story. She tells of loosing her first same-sex love and being declared dead by her...

Colombia: “Outside the Lourdes Church, the bodies of two men”

“Around 11pm on Sunday night, November 5th, responding to a phone call by a passer-by, police inves- tigators in Bogota found two men sitting on the steps outside the Lourdes...

Mexico: Mexico City Says Yes to Same-Sex Civil Unions

Giving the surprising news more context with recent developments in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay, Andres Duque the decision by Mexico City legislators to acknowledge same-sex civil unions.

Sri Lanka: On Homosexuality

An interesting discussion in the Sri Lankan blogosphere on homosexuality. True Sri Lankan appears to believe that homosexuality is not natural, however homosexuals should not be hated and instead need...

Poland's Pulse in the Blogosphere

Looking on with incredulity…Impersonal meets personal on the streets in Poland. Automatic money machines not adopted by all. Shared by WarsawDaily. On Nov. 11, Poles observed Independence Day. Apartment blocks...

Martinique: Commemorating a Coming Out

On November 8, Le Blog de [Moi] remembered (Fr) a past lesbian affair and the heartbreak that prompted her to abruptly come out to her mother exactly seven years prior.

China: Why speaking for minority?

Li Yin he explains that a turely harmonious society needs to protect minority's rights (zh).

Poland: On Fighting Homophobia

The beatroot isn't surprised at the Polish governement's unwillingness to fight homophobia: “A more shocking post would be: ‘Polish Education Ministry funds gay rights campaign!’”

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