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· October, 2008

Stories about LGBTQ+ from October, 2008

Blog for LGBT Filipinos

Rainbow Bloggers Philippines is a blog dedicated to LGBT Filipino bloggers worldwide.

South Korea: Homophobia

Ask a Korean! discusses the homophobic culture and reaction in South Korea.

Jordan: An Encounter with a Bisexual in Iran

Jordanian Rami Abdelrahman, who lives in Sweden, posts this fascinating post by a Swedish friend who travelled to Iran on a study visit and his encounter with a ‘bisexual’ tour...

Saudi Arabia: Creating a modern mix

Saudi blogger Hala wonders about Canadian activist Irshad Manji, who is lesbian, feminist, and Muslim: “Some choose to create a modern mix of their original values and their new ones,...

Jamaica: “Old Boy”

Jamaican Geoffrey Philp is brimming with pride over his alma mater.

Serbia: Campaign Against Sonja Biserko

Greater Surbiton writes about smear campaign against the Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia and the organization's head, Sonja Biserko.

Jamaica: Changing Attitudes?

As The Jamaica Gleaner runs an article on the changing attitudes towards homosexuality (along with an interesting choice of stock photography), My View of JamDown from Up So wonders “what/if...

Uganda: LGBT activists forced into exile

Sokari writes about the plight of LGBT activists in Uganda: “Following the arrest of Georgiana and Brenda, 5 members of SMUG, knowing they were a target of the police and...

Syria: Selma Hayek – Lebanese or Lesbian?

Syrian Dubai Jazz links to news sources in which Mexican actress Salma Hayek's Lebanese descent is confused with being a lesbian.

Jamaica: Workplace Diversity

“The term ‘difference’ is a fairly new one to the Caribbean workplace and it generally applies to obvious aspects such as race, gender, age, religion, physical ability, etc. However, our...

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