Stories about LGBTQ+ from January, 2015
Russia's "balanced" anti-homosexual legislation has turned the Internet from a safe haven into a battleground in Kremlin’s assault on the Russian LGBT community.
In Turkey, the LGBT community and others keep have created a secret language, or argot, called Lubunca to keep out prying ears.
Kyrgyzstan's 'Devochki-Activistki' are young girls fighting for gender equality in schools and within families. Meet them ahead of their appearance at the Global Voices 2015 Summit in Cebu.
Vocativ, "a new type of media company" has released an orientalist documentary about "a part of the world that you didn't know you needed to know about.": Krygyzstan (sic).
A mass outbreak of the Chikungunya virus and an environmental activist's hunger strike along with several good news stories were the talk of the Caribbean's blogosphere in 2014.
"I hope this song breathes power and humanity back into all people who feel targeted by violence and oppression," says singer songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra.