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· May, 2012

Stories about LGBTQ+ from May, 2012

12 May 2012

Argentina: Lawmakers Approve Gender Identity Law

Argentina approved a gender identity law, which allows changes of sex and name without going to court. Once word spread of the law's passage, users across the social networking spectrum...

9 May 2012

Armenia: Campaign in Support of Bar Targeted by Nationalists

Lebanon: Uproar Over Homophobic Article in University Newspaper

Mohamad Sibai, a student at the American University of Beirut, recently wrote a homophobic opinion piece in the university's newspaper, and has stirred up a fierce debate online.

Armenia: Bar Targeted By Suspected Nationalists In Arson Attack

At around 5.30am on 8 May, a bar in Yerevan found itself the target of an arson attack. Popular among alternative types and widely known for its gay-friendly policy, it...

2 May 2012

Hong Kong: Evangelists Accuse Lady Gaga of Leading Youth Astray

American singer and songwriter Lady Gaga is currently touring Asia with her 'Born This Way Ball'. On the eve of her first concert in Hong Kong, an evangelist group's campaign...

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