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· January, 2009

Stories about LGBTQ+ from January, 2009

Kenya: Writing Queer Kenya

Writing Queer Kenya is accepting submissions from Kenyan queers, “We lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex individuals, in a word, queers, have had the distinct un-pleasure of being told we...

Kenya: Free Gay Classifieds in Mainstream Media?

Kenyan Gay Man is suprised to see free gay classfieds published in the Kenyan mainstream media.

Armenia: Open Letter Against Intolerance

Queering Yerevan posts an open letter in Armenian and English for its readers to sign in protest at growing intolerance and homophobia in the pro-government and pro-opposition media as well...

Poland: Katarzyna Hejna on Feminism

Katarzyna Hejna talks about feminism in Poland – at Polandian.

Hong Kong: LGBT content filtered away

Leslovestudy conducted a research on the filtering of LGBT content (zh, pdf) in Hong Kong private and public filters. I have post a summary of the report at GV advocacy.

Armenia: Homophobic Media

Despite the country's recent endorsement of a UN declaration against discrimination on sexual orientation, Unzipped: Gay Armenia continues to expose the prevalent homophobia in Armenian society. Following recent discriminatory and...

Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas: Start at Home

While Alien in the Caribbean [Trinidad & Tobago] encourages those with dysfunctional families to finally break free, Doing Theology from the Caribbean [Bahamas] suggests that peacemaking begins at home.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: The Face of HIV

“Sometimes, life in small island societies can have immense drawbacks”: Blogging from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Abeni says that some of them are “the whisperings about persons with HIV...

Armenia: Hate, Lies & Ignorance

After Armenia last month endorsed the UN statement against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the prevalent homophobia in society has resulted in strong criticism of the move...

Poland: Allegations of homosexuality as political instrument

The beatroot comments on the allegations made by a populist politician against former Polish Prime Minister Lech Kaczynski for being gay.

Nigeria: No tolerance for same sex relationships

Ebekuo of Icheoku wonders if Nigeria is becoming more intolerant towards same sex relationships, after Ruth Simon and Clementina Jerome, two police-women serving with the Nigerian police force in Sokoto...

Azerbaijan: Homophobia

Unzipped: Gay Armenia reports on the continuing battle of words between two Azerbaijani singers who accuse each other of being gay. The blog dealing with LGBT issues in the South...

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