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· April, 2007

Stories about LGBTQ+ from April, 2007

Cayman Islands, Jamaica: Interesting Cartoons

Writing from the Cayman Islands, Mad Bull posts three cartoons drawn by the Jamaica Gleaner’s Las May that he thought “were either funny, or interesting, or funny AND interesting, all...

Africa: the cultural construction of African homosexuality

Gukira discusses “the cultural construction of African homosexuality”: If we are to understand the cultural construction of African homosexuality, it must be from within the prison. Once we understand sodomy...

Poland: Bigotry, Not Homophobia

The beatroot writes about Krakow's gays and their opponents: “So not Campaign Against Homophobia – it should be Campaign Against Bigots.” (36 comments to this post so far.)

Aruba, Puerto Rico: Recognizing Gay Marriage

Aruba is the first Caribbean territory to officially acknowledge gay marriage, reports gay news blog. The move follows a three-year legal battle with Dutch authorities that began when a lesbian...

Martinique: Breakup Blues

Le Blog de [Moi] had a fit of anguish [Fr] at the news that a 20 year same-sex relationship recently ended. Says the blogger: “I have a hard time with...

China: Queer Tibet

Did you know Lhasa, capital of Tibet, has its own gay bar? Gay bloggers too. Via Jeremy Goldkorn at Danwei, that and more from Fridae.com correspondent Dinah Gardner.

China: On Wang Xiaobo ten years later

Blogger and Life Weekly editor looks back at another renowned cultural critic—Wang Xiaobo, on the tenth anniversary of Xiaobo's death, how he relates to works from someone a generation older...

Latvia: Hutcherson's Visit

Marginalia writes about a U.S. pastors visit to Latvia, gay rights and other political issues.

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