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· June, 2011

Stories about LGBTQIA+ from June, 2011

26 June 2011

Armenia: LGBT Persons Still Facing Discrimination

LGBT persons are still facing discrimination in Armenia and much of the rest of the South Caucasus, a new groundbreaking two-year study by the Council of Europe (CoE) has found.

25 June 2011

Cuba: Cuba Votes for LGBT Resolution at UN Human Rights Council

The United Nation Human Rights Council passed a resolution expressing “grave concern at the violence and discrimination experienced by people because of their sexual orientation..." Among the nations that supported...

Ghana: Gays Come Under Fresh Attacks

20 June 2011

Ghana: Let Them Be Gay

The Bureau of National Investigations in Ghana has begun investigations into the growing rate of homosexuality in the Western and Central regions. About eight thousand homosexuals have been registered by...

13 June 2011

Syria: Lesbian Blogger Amina is a Married American Man

Blogger The Gay Girl in Damascus turned out to be a straight married American man, who seems to have no issue in taking the world on a wild goose chase...

9 June 2011

Syria: True Identity of Arrested Blogger Questioned

Since reports emerged that a Syrian blogger named Amina Arraf, known as “Gay Girl in Damascus” had been seized by authorities on Monday, 6 June 2011, serious doubts have surfaced...

6 June 2011

Syria: ‘Gay Girl in Damascus’ Seized

Amina Arraf has seen a quick rise to fame. Blogging pseudonymously, as Amina Abdullah, she writes about politics, the recent uprising, and being a lesbian in Syria. A dual citizen...

Dominica: Existing Sodomy Law

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