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· June, 2010

Stories about LGBTQ+ from June, 2010

Malawi: On fake gays

  19 June 2010

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.”

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 it to myself. I don’t appear to have any freedom of speech in my country, but I have the freedom...

Armenia: Music video homophobia concerns

  9 June 2010

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...

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Singapore: Pink Dot 2010

  5 June 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

  2 June 2010

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.”

Argentina: Massive March Against Gay Marriage

  1 June 2010

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...

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