Stories about LGBTQ+ from November, 2007
Craig Butler at Bahama Pundit likens the current state of the island to John Milton's Paradise Lost.
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 killed in hate crimes.
CXW considers the implications of a homophobic article in the Kyrgyzstan's newspaper for the concepts of rights and tolerance.
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.
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. The interview also details plans to hold a conference on LGBT rights in the Caucasus in the very near future.
Geoffrey Philp features Our Caribbean: “an anthology of lesbian and gay writing from across the Antilles”.
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 24 black and white pictures of famous Brazilians were to be shown at the Chamber of Deputies, as part of...
Jordanian Moey tells us what happens when his friend admits to him that he is gay in this post.
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.
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 being? The price is high. But the alternative is too costly.”
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 are different’ battle simply because there are so few who wish to accept the fact that a person’s sexuality is...
Confessions from the Closet on the labels on sexuality – bisexual, lesbian etc, and on admitting to be a “sexual being”.
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 in entertainment and politics.
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 being gay.