Tag Archives: homophobia

Queer Notes, March-April 2014

CeCe McDonald; Arizona’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Global Day of Action called by Solidarity Alliance in Nigeria. Continue reading

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Queer Notes, Nov.-Dec. 2013

Queer Notes: Discrimination in Russia; Intersex in Germany; no prison for rape in Iowa; transition surgery in Iran; Lembembe murdered in Cameroon. Continue reading

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Anti-LGBT bigot sued in human rights trial

U.S. preacher and bigot Scott Lively will have to face charges of human rights violations in a Massachusetts courtroom. Lively is best known as promoter of Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill. His homophobic preaching has led to persecution and death among African Gays. Continue reading

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Ex-Pope Benedict’s reactionary career

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View by Gerry Emmett Ex-Pope Benedict’s reactionary career Pope Benedict XVI’s sudden resignation announcement on Feb. 11 took the world by surprise. It is the first time in almost … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, January-February 2013

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise The newly signed law that would have protected all California Queer youth from “ex-gay” therapies and therapies to change gender expression has been suspended. Federal Appeals Court … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, November-December 2012

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Queer Notes by Elise On National Coming Out Day this year, youth in particular showed the way. Texas Tech University’s Gay-Straight Alliance members told coming out stories. People wrote their sexual … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, September-October 2012

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Suzanne Rose Yaounde, Cameroon—Human rights leaders from Africa united to denounce “Gay Hate Day,” which took place on Aug. 21 in Cameroon, and the ongoing arrests of people … Continue reading

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