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· December, 2006

Stories about LGBTQ+ from December, 2006

The Saudi Blogosphere this Past Week

  31 December 2006

Sleeping blogs, zombie computers, Saudi driving culture, Saddam Hussein's hanging, Arabic MTV, Saudi lesbian bloggers, Christmas, and more in this week's roundup. Let's get this started… Relating to the demise of the blogging trend, mentioned in last week's roundup, Ahmad published a very interesting post about Saudi “sleeping blogs.” The...

Colombia: Lack of quorum sinks same-sex partnership bill

  28 December 2006

“So the bill was actually brought to the floor for a vote but some cowardly legislators jumped up and left their seats. Incredibly disappointing if not necessarily surprising.” So says Andres Duque who has been covering the proposed legislation to grant legal privileges to same-sex partnerships. The bill died last...

Serbia, USA: What Serbs Think About America

  28 December 2006

In his blog post called “America is shaking”, Neven Andjelic shares his opinion on the United States (SRP): This big country is shaking. A number of events have caused the current condition. None of them has anything to do with my arrival to Berkley four months ago when I first...

Colombia: El Tiempo forecasts passage of “gay law”

  5 December 2006

According to Andres Duque: “over the weekend, El Tiempo, the leading Colombian editorial newspaper, predicted that the bill would not only survive tomorrow's House of Representatives vote but also pass the next hurdle when it's sent for final review by a special commission of the House. That would send it...

Hong Kong: Social forum

  4 December 2006

Hong Kong civil society is having its first social forum this week, a series of pre-conference citizen reports about grassroots workers conditions, migrant domestic workers (zh), gay and lesbian movement (zh), corprate social responsibility issues (zh), etc can be found online at inmediahk.net (zh).

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