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· August, 2011

Stories about LGBTQ+ from August, 2011

Cameroon: Deeply homophobic laws

Video: Women Transforming Communities

Voices of Women Worldwide brings together people from all over the world interested in promoting the voices of voiceless women, young girls and children using all the different media they...

China: the first gay wedding in Shenzhen

Cuba: First Transsexual Marriage Preceded “Gay” Wedding

Jamaica: No Love for Gays?

Cuba: First “Gay” Marriage

This past weekend, a gay man and a trans-sexual woman, got married. In Cuba - on the same day that Fidel Castro turned 85. Bloggers weigh in on the landmark...

Czech Republic: Gay Pride in Prague and Politics

Mexico City's 1000th Gay Wedding

Brazil: Constraining the “Spread” of Homosexuality by Law

Jamaica: The “Performance of Gender”

Cuba: Gay “Wedding”

Brazil: Hetero Pride or Homo Intolerance?

On August 2, 2011, the city council of Sao Paulo, Brazil, established Heterosexual Pride Day, an event to be celebrated on the third Sunday in December. Indignant netizens are asking...

Brazil: Proposal to Award a Homophobic Pastor Causes Outrage

Norway: The Lesbian Couple who Saved 40 Teenagers

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