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· May, 2011

Stories about LGBTQIA+ from May, 2011

29 May 2011

Cuba: Reflections on the Conference Against Homophobia

Russia: Moscow Pride 2011

RuNet Echo

This year's Moscow Gay Pride event ended in clashes almost as soon as it began, at least 18 gay rights activists and 14 of their opponents are reported to have...

19 May 2011

Guyana: Caribbean Law

Iran: “We are Everywhere” Campaign Against Homophobia

This year, on May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia, several Iranians raised their voices by launching a “We are everywhere” campaign, on YouTube, Facebook and blogs against homophobia worldwide....

18 May 2011

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Eurovision Diplomacy?

Costa Rica: Day Against Homophobia

Costa Rica celebrated the International Day Against Homophobia on May 17, and both online and offline people celebrated sexual diversity.

Bermuda: Gay Rights = Human Rights

China: Chinese Gays Profess Their Love On Stage At Beijing Concert

13 May 2011

Uganda: Police Paint Protesters Pink

Ugandan police have responded to the past month's ongoing Walk to Work protests by spraying protesters with tear gas and live bullets. During a demonstration on Tuesday, they took a...

10 May 2011

South Africa: Corrective Rape Claims Another Victim

The unending cases of "corrective rape" that have plagued South Africa at alarming levels are still on the rise. Corrective rape is a criminal practice, whereby men rape lesbian women,...

9 May 2011

Brazil: Internet Users Commemorate Legal Recognition of Gay Civil Unions

On Thursday, Brazil's Supreme Court recognized civil unions for same-sex couples. The historic decision, which brings an end to the legal discrimination of homosexuals, dominated conversations both virtual and otherwise.

Cuba: Activities Against Homophobia

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