Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

· May, 2008

Stories about Women & Gender from May, 2008

17 May 2008

Serbia: International Day Against Homophobia

On the International Day Against Homophobia, Serbian political activist and writer Jasmina Tesanovic re-posted a statement from Labris, a Serbian lesbian human rights organization, on her blog. Sinisa Boljanovic has...

16 May 2008

Iran:A Park just for women

Iran: “The Internet is a gift to us”

Arsham Parsi is the founder and director of the Iranian Queer Organization based in Toronto, Canada. He talked to us about the presence of Iranian homosexuals in cyberspace, their challenges...

15 May 2008

Saudi Arabia: Just Hit, Don't Bite!

Jamaica, Barbados: Human Rights

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Appeals

Kazakhstan: Monuments, Economics, Gender and Media

The blogosphere of Kazakhstan was not too keen to discuss perturbations in the official government. The traditional May holidays have become a naturally most popular theme, however many other issues...

Kuwait: Mixed Signals Over Name

12 May 2008

Kuwait: Elections Getting Closer

Kuwait is gearing up for another round of Parliamentary elections on Saturday (May 17), allowing women to cast votes and nominate themselves for the second time in the country's history....

Trinidad & Tobago: The Burden of Choice

Saudi Arabia: Why Are There No Cinemas?

"Why are there no cinemas in Saudi Arabia?" asks Saudi blogger Hayfa [Ar], who offers us her ideas of a workable plan to make cineplexes and movie screenings compliant with...

Iran: Gay Life

Bahrain: Sin City