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· June, 2009

Stories about LGBTQ+ from June, 2009

Turkey: Pride March In Istanbul

30 June 2009

Elizabeth is currently in Istanbul, and took part in its sixth LGBTT Pride March: “I took a lot of photos and copied down slogans: Susma, haykır, esçinseller vardir! (Don’t be silent, speak up: Queers exist!)”

India: Queer Pride 2009

23 June 2009

Sanjukta at This Is My Truth informs that “India prepares for a never before celebration of Queer Pride with events and pride marches being planned in all of the 5 metros.”

Africa: Gay and lesbian voices in African blogosphere

10 June 2009

Despite being victims of politics and culture of exclusion in Africa, gays and lesbians on the continent have found a space to communicate and assert their rights: blogosphere. Haute Haiku, our new author covering LGBT blogs in Sub-Saharan Africa, points to conversations taking place in gay and lesbian blogs.

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China: A leaking dam?

10 June 2009

Chinese information activists have been testing and collecting information about the government sponsored filter software, “Green Dam Youth Escort” via blog posts, twitter (search #greendam) and collaborative platforms since the WSJ's news about Beijing government required PC makers to install filter software for all the PCs shipped to China from...

Bangladesh: LGBT News

3 June 2009

Tanvir Alim at LGBTI Bangladesh blog, a source of information about the LGBT scene in Bangladesh, writes about the observation of the International day against Homophobia and Trans phobia in the capital Dhaka.

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