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· November, 2011

Stories about LGBTQ+ from November, 2011

Hong Kong: LGBT Come Out Video

“I am who I am”, produced by an activist group, Nutongxueshe, is a series of video for the LGBT community in Hong Kong to come out and speak about their...

Malaysia: Opposition to Peaceful Assembly Bill

An online campaign was launched to pressure members of Parliament of Malaysia to reject the proposed Peaceful Assembly Bill which activists believe will curtail freedom of expression and the people's...

Russia: “Anti-Gay” Bill Postponed Till Nov. 30

Siberian Light reports that the second reading of the “anti-gay” bill in the St. Petersburg City Duma has been postponed till Nov. 30 – “to allow time for a face-saving...

Russia: Drawing World Leaders’ Attention to St. Petersburg Anti-LGBT Bill

AllOut.org: “Political leaders in St. Petersburg are about to vote on law that will make it illegal for any person to write a book, publish an article or speak in...

Nepal: First LGBT Movie

XNepali reports that the first Lesbian movie from Nepal is in post production stage and will be released shortly.

Egypt: Homosexuals to Occupy Tahrir on January 1

Egypt's homosexuals have joined forces and intend to march in Tahrir Square on January 1 to demand their full rights in society. The announcement came in a Facebook group which...

Cuba: The Democracy of Twitter

Generation Y is shocked at the “arrogance” with which Mariela Castro responded to a question she posed on Twitter, but still believes that “verbal attack is a habit that can...

Malaysia: Sexuality Rights Festival Banned

The Malaysian police has banned the annual Seksualiti Merdeka (sexuality independence) Festival which angered many people, including bloggers who support gender and LGBT rights.

Barbados: Accept Gays or Lose Aid Money

In light of the British Prime Minister's statement threatening “countries that ban homosexuality with losing aid payments unless they reform”, Barbados Underground says that “the financial dependent countries of the...

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