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· August, 2008

Stories about LGBTQIA+ from August, 2008

25 August 2008

Cambodia: Sex workers, 100% condom use and human rights

Cambodian sex workers have taken to the internet to make their plight and fight for human rights better known. In Cambodia, a 100% condom use law which states that sexual...

22 August 2008

India: Mumbai Pride

21 August 2008

China: Gay Olympics

16 August 2008

AIDS 2008: Lifting the Travel Ban on HIV-Positive People

The XVII International AIDS Conference ended in Mexico City last week, leaving participants with much to focus on until the next conference, which takes place in Vienna in 2010. One...

13 August 2008

USA: Blogging for Anglican Inclusion of LGTB Priests and Bishops

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual priests and bishops made efficient use of citizen media to support their campaign for inclusion in the Anglican Church at the recent Lambeth Conference, a...

11 August 2008

African MSM & Sex Workers Voice Concerns and Hopes at AIDS 2008

The AIDS 2008 conference (IAC) in Mexico City drew to a close on August, 8th, 2008. The theme of the conference was “universal action now” and judging by the heavy...

9 August 2008

Michèle Pierre-Louis, Haiti's new prime minister

Bloggers discuss Michèle Pierre-Louis, Haiti's newly-confirmed prime minister and only the second woman to hold that position, and the rumors about her sexual orientation, which nearly undid her nomination.

8 August 2008

AIDS 2008: Battling AIDS By Battling Homophobia

As the XVII International AIDS Conference wraps up in Mexico City, one of the many issues participants have been discussing is the international failure to adequately address HIV/AIDS among men...

Armenia: Lesbian Environmentalists

3 August 2008

Blogger of the week: Hanako Tokita

In this week's installment of the Blogger of the Week series we talked to Hanako Tokita, the editor of the Global Voices Lingua site in Japanese and author for Japan,...

Hungary: Coverage of Gay Pride and Right-Wing Opposition at Hungarian Spectrum

One year after she launched Hungarian Spectrum, blogger Eva S. Balogh explained that her primary motivation had been dissatisfaction "with political information available in English about Hungary." Many of the...

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