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· September, 2010

Stories about LGBTQ+ from September, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Accepting Difference

Globewriter, on learning of the suicide of a gay teen as a result of bullying, says: “I have heard from some here in the Caribbean that homophobia is part of...

Nicaragua: Blogger Interviews Journalist About Covering Sexual Diversity

Espacio Nica [es] published an interview with journalist Rafael Lara from El Nuevo Diario [es], where a blogger asks him about covering sexual diversity for the newspaper and as a...

Jamaica: Back to Court for Banton

Jamaican bloggers - nay, regional bloggers - have been following dancehall music icon Buju Banton's drug possession court case with great interest. Yesterday, news broke that the jury was evenly...

Saudi Arabia: Gay Saudi Diplomats

From Saudi Arabia, John Burgess at Crossroads Arabia has more on gay Saudi diplomats.

Russia: Gay Activists Protest on Luzhkov's Birthday

The Moscow Diaries writes about last week's gay rights activists’ protest against Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov: “It was sad to see, this protest. The protesters were so few that they...

Armenia: LGBT round table

Pink Armenia reports on a round table on the LGBT community held in Yerevan, the Armenian capital, last week. The blog says that although government ministries accepted invitations to attend,...

Panama: Proposed Legislation to Prevent Discrimination due to Sexual Orientation

The Panamanian National Assembly started to discuss a new law that would protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The proposal has caused controversy within Panamanian society...

Ghana: Homosexuals in Parliament

Abena reacts to an article about homosexuals in Ghana's parliament: “According to the article, the aforementioned Mr Adjei has a list of purported homosexuals and they all happen to be...

Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas: Film on Gay Life

gpottt highlights ” a stunning new film about gay life and the Caribbean” which will be screened at the upcoming Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival.

Nicaragua: Sexual Diversity in the National Blogosphere

In the middle of the debate over legalizing same-sex marriage in Nicaragua, a blogosphere showcases the view of sexual diversity and provides information on issues affecting the LGBTI community in...

Japan: Reflections on normality

Kei999 reflects [ja] upon the meaning of normality. In a post titled “Is ‘normal’ ‘right'?” the blogger takes into consideration various issues such as homosexuality and the practice called fūfu...

Hungary: Heterosexual Pride March

Marietta Le reviews blog coverage of the "Heterosexual Pride March" held in Budapest this past Saturday.

Africa: Homophobe Tourism

Africa needs a new category of tourism: Homophobe Tourism. “Come to Uganda, watch Martin Ssempa talk about “poo-poo!” Come to Nigeria, watch the legislature restrict touching! Come to Malawi, watch...

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Worrisome

Jamaican diaspora blogger Geoffrey Philp is beginning to worry about the U.S.A.

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