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· November, 2007

Stories about LGBTQ+ from November, 2007

Bahamas: Paradise Lost?

Craig Butler at Bahama Pundit likens the current state of the island to John Milton's Paradise Lost.

Kyrgyzstan: Transgender Remembrance Day in Bishkek

GenderStan reports that Bishkek activists, mostly lesbian, bisexual women and transgender people gathered at the central Ala-Too square in the capital of Kyrgyzstan to honor those transgender people who were...

Kyrgyzstan: Put Up and Shut Up

CXW considers the implications of a homophobic article in the Kyrgyzstan's newspaper for the concepts of rights and tolerance.

Russia: Non-Vegetable Voters and Other Election News

Two weeks remain before the Russian Duma election, and the presidential vote isn't too far, either. Below is the first quick review of the blogosphere's election coverage.

Caucasus: LGBT Conference

Unzipped: Gay Armenia has an exclusive interview with Christopher Atamian, President of the Armenian Gay & Lesbian Association of New York on the situation of the LGBT community in Armenia....

Jamaica: Our Caribbean

Geoffrey Philp features Our Caribbean: “an anthology of lesbian and gay writing from across the Antilles”.

Brazil: Morality, homophobia, ethics or hipocrisy?

After a popular tour throughout the country, everything was ready for the opening of the photo exhibition Heróis (Heroes) by Luiz Garrido, in Brasília, capital of Brazil. This time, the...

Jordan: Not a Homophobe

Jordanian Moey tells us what happens when his friend admits to him that he is gay in this post.

Poland: Selectively ‘Liberal’

Don't expect the new Polish government to put an end to “the homophobia and other backward social policies that characterized Jaroslaw Kaczynski’s two years in power,” the beatroot warns.

Uganda: Fighting for gay rights in Uganda

Is it worth it fighting for gay rights in Uganda?, asks GayUndanda: “Trying to convince people that what I am demanding is normal? Insisting that I am a normal human...

Guyana: Live and Let Live

As the debate over the homosexual lifestyle heats up in Guyana, Stella Ramsaroop says: “Sexual preference continues to be at the forefront of the ‘get rid of them because they...

India: On being Sexual

Confessions from the Closet on the labels on sexuality – bisexual, lesbian etc, and on admitting to be a “sexual being”.

Caucasus: Coming Out

Unzipped: Gay Armenia details and analyzes recent examples from Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia of gay men “coming out” about their sexual orientation, as well as cases of others “outing” rivals...

India: The “But” People

South Ways reacts to the “but” people – like the ones who say “I am not against gay rights, but…”. All prompted by the reaction to Rowling's statement about Dumbledore...

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