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· June, 2010

Stories about LGBTQ+ from June, 2010

Croatia: 9th Annual GLBT Pride Parade

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.

Malawi: On fake gays

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...

Israel: Barred from Spain's Gay Pride Parade

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...

Bulgaria: Sofia Pride 2010

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.

Belarus: 200 Meters of Gay Pride in Minsk

“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...

Armenia: Music video homophobia concerns

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,...

Italy: “Every Kiss is a Revolution” as Gays Await Legal Rights

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...

India: When a friend ‘comes out’

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.

Singapore: Pink Dot 2010

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.

Malawi: On the decision to pardon gay couple

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...

Argentina: Massive March Against Gay Marriage

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...

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