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· March, 2008

Stories about LGBTQ+ from March, 2008

Poland: The President's Homophobia

The beatroot reports that “the Polish Consulate in New York has just apologised to Brendan Fay, the gay guy who complained about use of his image in the recent anti-homo...

Kyrgyzstan: LBGT community video answer to Russian Orthodox Church´s homophobic comments.

The videocast created by the LBGT community's Labrys organization in Kyrgyzstan in response to homophobic Russian Orthodox Church's statements and which was viewed more than 409 times within the first...

Bangladesh: Fighting the cycle of poverty

In this week's roundup we will highlight some of the discussions happening in the Bangladeshi Blogosphere on the issues of Poverty, LGBT and Travel . Poverty: Bangladesh is a developing...

Feeling for the Gays of Iran

“My heart aches for the gay and lesbian Iranians trying to flee persecution but are being turned away. After all, if there are no gays in Iran, surely this means...

Kyrgyzstan: LGBT and Allies Reactions to Russian Orthodox Church homophobic statements

GenderStan posts an announcement of and a link to videocast responding to the homophobic and insulting statements presented by Russian Orthodox Church against LGBT. The videocast has been watched 409...

Video HUB: Protecting women activists’ rights around the world

Witness' The HUB Beta brings us three videos recorded at the "Human Rights for Women; Human Rights for All" event, where 3 strong women who defend other women´s rights speak...

Bermuda: Homophobia

“If I call someone out as a homophobe I mean it with all the venom as if I were to call someone a racist or a sexist”: A Radical in...

Bangladesh: Gay in Bangladesh

Himal on the assertion of identity by homosexual men in Bangladesh.

Jamaica: Homophobia

“What’s at the crux of such bigotry? Our homophobia can be so extreme that a man who has only one woman is suspect. And there in lies the subtext, that...

India: Hinduism and Homosexuality

Searching for Crabshells on the perspectives on homosexuality in Hinduism.

Uganda: Religion and homosexuality

Gay Ugandan and religion: “The issue is my sexuality. Homosexuality. The Church of Uganda believes that my sexuality is unnatural. And that it is a sin. They believe that it...

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