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· December, 2007

Stories about LGBTQ+ from December, 2007

Barbados: Homophobia

“In the Caribbean we are confused and hypocritical in our attitudes toward sex in general”: Living in Barbados blogs about the region's lack of tolerance for homosexuality.

Taiwan: An Ironic Human Rights Day

In this article, I will carry on the subject from my last article in bringing you information on human rights in Taiwan. Top Ten News on Human Rights The Taiwan...

South Korea: Sexual Minorities Neglected

Cho Eunseok from newcham translated an article about sexual minorities’ previous encounter with the newly elected president Lee Myung-Bak.

Egypt: Lesbian Film

“(A) new Egyptian film by the director Khaled Yousef has a Lesbian character in it. There is even rumor of a kiss…” writes Amal, from Palestine. “Before anyone gets too...

Armenia: Pink Armenia

Unzipped: Gay Armenia informs its readers that a new LGBT NGO has been set up in Armenia. Pink (Public Information and Need of Knowledge) Armenia will specifically work in the...

China: Bullog's top stories of 2007

Is it top ten year-end list time yet? Bullog International blogger Song Shinan gives us eight choices [zh] in a vote for blog story of the year at Bullog, the...

Bermuda: Off Target?

A Limey In Bermuda suggests that targeted tourism efforts on the island do not include gay people. Follow-up post here.

Bahamas: Religion and Violence

The current crime wave in the Bahamas has many people citing a need “to turn to God” – Nicolette Bethel refers to studies which suggest that “the higher the religiosity...

Lusosphere: Are you hetero?

Earlier this week, Global Voices published an article about an advertising campaign in Guatemala which had raised a few eyebrows among local bloggers. More or less at the same time...

Kuwait: Smile! You are Going to Jail!

Fonzy, from Kuwait, comments on drug arrests, in which those arrested in connection with the haul are smiling in photographs published in the local Press.

Egypt: Tolerance for Gays

A Muslim clergyman from Egypt is preaching tolerance towards homosexuals, reports Jordanian Mohammed Al Azraq.

Peru: Sexual Orientation Discrmination

The Peruvian Congress is debating whether to ratify the Ibero-American Agreement on the Rights of Young People, which would include the topic of sexual orientation. El Blog de Morsa [es]...

Blogging World Aids Day

Bloggers around the world marked World Aids Day on December 1 by speaking openly and strongly about HIV and AIDS. Each post is a tribute to the fight against the...

Israel: Jony Jerusalem, AIDS activist

Jony Jerusalem is the online name of an AIDS activist in Israel. He lives in Jerusalem and has been an HIV carrier for the past five and a half years....

Pakistan: Diary of a gay man from Karachi

Pakistan Paindabad, a blog by an Indian fascinated with Pakistan has an interesting post on the reflection of a homosexual man in Pakistan.

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