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· June, 2011

Stories about LGBTQ+ from June, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Progress for Gay Rights

Bermuda: Position on Same-Sex Unions

Jamaica: Call for End to Anti-Gay Violence

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.

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

Africa: LGBTI Rights in Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi

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...

Sri Lanka: The Challanges Of A Homosexual Person

Cuba: To Reach Havana

Syria: Reactions to the Gay Blogger Who Wasn't

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...

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...

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

Cuba: Backlash?

Dominican Republic: “Selective Intolerance”

Bermuda: Why the Homophobia?

Uganda: Gay Activist Granted Asylum in US

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