Stories about LGBTQ+ from June, 2010
The Daily Seyahatname/Blogging Balkanistan writes about Zagreb's ninth annual GLBT Pride Parade and notes that “President Ivo Josipovic became the first Croatian president to publicly support” the event.
Victor discusses the issue of fake gays in Malawi: “I had argued that while I acknowledge there are gays and lesbians in Malawi, the noise underway involved players whose genuineness I doubted.”
In an entry entitled “You Know You're an Outcast When…” Israeli blogger David Bogner remarks on Spain's barring of Israel from its gay pride parade. Meanwhile, Tel Aviv celebrated its largest parade ever with 100,000 participants, Isrealli reports.
How to Marry a Bulgarian writes about the upcoming Sofia Pride 2010 (BUL, ENG), the third gay pride parade to be held in Bulgaria's capital.
“Insider’s view from Belarusian Gay Pride March” – at Belarus Digest: “Two nights in the police department seemed an eternity for us. So now when I’m free I can’t keep it to myself. I don’t appear to have any freedom of speech in my country, but I have the freedom...
The Armenian Observer posts a video by a British-Armenian band, VO.X., saying that the song, I Love Armenia, contains some powerful messages. However, while Unzipped:Gay Armenia agrees to some extent, it also notes that the messages are not always positive. This is especially true for what the blog says is...
Violent assaults on homosexuals have occurred with frequency in Italy over the past year, but to the disappointment of many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists, it has not increased the chances for new anti-homophobia legislation being passed.
How does one handle the moment when a friend reveals that he/ she is gay? IdeaSmith at Desicritics shares some stories on handling such ‘coming out’ moments.
More than 4,000 Singaporeans gathered at Hong Lim Park to make a large human pink dot to celebrate love regardless of sexual orientation. It is Singapore’s biggest LGBT parade.
Sokari discusses the decision by the Malawian president to pardon a gay couple who were sentence to 14 years in prion: “The decision to pardon rather than allow the Malawian legal process to take it’s own course in the matter raises concerns about the” autonomy and sovereignty” of African states.”
The blog El Artillero [es] posted a story from Perfil.com [es] about a massive march organized by various evangelical churches protesting against gay marriage. The post explains the Argentinean Congress today began debating a law to modify the Civil Code to allow same-sex marriage. Reactions from Argentinean bloggers on the issue is something to...