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· June, 2013

Stories about LGBTQ+ from June, 2013

Brazil: “Gay Cure” Approved by Chamber of Deputies

Bermuda: A Milestone for Human Rights

More Violence for Russia's Gays, Supporters

These days supporting LGBT rights in Russia can earn you a trip to the hospital.

Chile's First Transgender Congressional Candidate Steps Down

Valentina Verbal campaigned to make history as Chile’s first transgendered congresswoman. Had she won, Chile’s LGBT community would have representation in the national Congress before most other countries around the...

Brazilian Travestis Seek to Capitalise on Sex Trade During World Cup

In the final post of the series, travesti Marcela explains her plans to raise money during the World Cup to be able to travel to Europe.

Without Prospects, Brazil's Transvestites Fall Victim to Human Trafficking

Transvestite prostitutes say they are willingly traveling to São Paulo in order to get silicone implants in their breasts, buttocks, and other body parts to prepare for their World Cup...

First LGBTI Parade in Lesotho

Brazilian Transvestites Pump Up with Silicone to Attract World Cup Clients

With an eye on the World Cup, transvestites are traveling from the northeastern city of Fortaleza to São Paulo in order to get silicone implants in their breasts, buttocks, and...

Indian Filmmaker and Gay Icon Rituparno Ghosh's Death Stuns Fans

Known for his masterly storytelling and sensitive portrayal of human relationships, gifted Indian filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh, was equally known for the bold flamboyance with which he celebrated his alternate sexuality...

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