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· September, 2009

Stories about LGBTQIA+ from September, 2009

28 September 2009

Jamaica: Gully Gaza

24 September 2009

Serbia: Gay Pride Parade Postponed

Sinisa Boljanovic writes about the cancellation of the gay pride parade in Belgrade and reviews bloggers reactions to statements made by politicians and ultra-nationalist groups regarding the event.

16 September 2009

Lebanon: “We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Online”

Conversations for a Better World

Bekhsoos is a newly relaunched online magazine "covering topics related to (homo)sexuality in the Arab world". It was founded by the Lebanese group Meem, a support community for lesbians, bisexuals,...

13 September 2009

Ghana: Sex scams and community responses

Japan: Worries about spread of HIV and AIDS

Conversations for a Better World

There are some alarming statistics about the spread of HIV and AIDS in Japan. While the rest of the developed world UNAIDS reported that the cases of infection are decreasing,...

9 September 2009

Hungary: Budapest Gay Pride Parade Protected

Marietta Le reports on the blog coverage of the 14th Gay Pride March, which took place in Budapest on Sept. 5 under increased police protection.

7 September 2009

Africa: Preventing blackmail and extortion against gays

Blackmail and extortion of gay people visiting or living in Africa has proven to be a lucrative business for scammers. Bloggers in Ghana and Kenya have taken matters into their...

4 September 2009

A Guide to Blogging about Life with HIV/AIDS

Conversations for a Better World

In recognition of the hundreds of HIV-positive bloggers chronicling their lives worldwide, a group of online activists affiliated with Rising Voices have created a new guide to blogging about HIV/AIDS.

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