Stories about LGBTQ+ from May, 2014
The controversy over Jamaican Professor Brendan Bain's court testimony in the Caleb Orozco case in Belize continues. Everyone's talking, but is anyone listening? A few bloggers peel away the layers.
Esteemed medical professor Brendan Bain was sacked from the University of the West Indies over court testimony in which he suggested that homosexuality can be a danger to public health.
Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.
In Cuba, an intrepid connection between virtuality and reality has flourished.
On the Internet, Russians have reacted to Wurst’s victory with a mix of humor and homophobia.
One Trinidad and Tobago-based blogger, who is also a Director of the Coalition Advocating for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation, debates the issue of gay rights with a zealous religious group.
The accused killer said he wanted to send a message about the evils of pedophilia. Some LGBT activists fear he might be hailed as a hero.
Against the backdrop of Cuba's complicated LGBT rights situation, the conference has been praised for its importance but also criticized for the high cost of registration.
In Muslim-majority Bangladesh, homosexuality is considered to be unacceptable socially and religiously, and gay sex is illegal.