Stories about LGBTQ+ from January, 2008
In Martinique, Le Blog de Moi doesn't know whether to vomit or dying laughing from some of the online commentary surrounding the European Court of Human Rights’ decision to condemn France [Fr] for refusing to allow homosexual adoption.
Unzipped: Gay Armenia comments on how being homosexual or lesbian is still considered a taboo subject to talk about in the Armenian Diaspora. The blogger also links to and discusses an academic paper on the LGBT Armenians at UCLA.
The "Tunisphere" is a group a passionate Internet users and bloggers even if their number is not as high as in neighbouring countries like Morocco. Naruto introduces us to some of his country's leading bloggers in his first post for Global Voices Online.
Andrew Heavens writes about homosexuality in Africa: “Amazing. The debate about homosexuality in Africa that started on Meskel Square almost three years ago is still going strong.”
On the first anniversary of the murder of Hrant Dink in Istanbul, Turkey, Unzipped: Gay Armenia remembers the slain newspaper editor and journalist speaking on Turkey-Armenia relations as well as family and gay issues.
Child of the Revolution reports that Cuba has given the green light to “Cuban transsexuals who want to undergo what is now described as sex-realignment surgery.”
Unzipped: Gay Armenia reports that a local LGBT magazine, previously available only in Georgian, will now be translated into English and made available abroad.
Insurreta [pt] discusses ideas and preconceptions regarding bisexuality. “Having an bisexual identity makes no sense – the letter “b” in LGBTTT – if you don't understand a bisexual person as bisexual, but as a homosexual person still in the closet, or as a promiscuous heterosexual. There is a specificity in...
Alda Inacio [pt] on the withdrawal of an European campaign against AIDS showing two men having sex, on the grounds that the images were too explicit. “I believe that this disease does not belong to any class and this unfashionable mentality should have been abolished by those who made these...