Why that kiss was important

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As you watch the friendly games this week, spare a thought for those people of the British Commonwealth who are LGB or T. Of the 53 countries that make up the group: In 37, it is illegal to be gay and, in 21, it is illegal to be a lesbian; … Continue reading

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Out and about the LGBT web

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Human Rights Day (9 December) marks the 65th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly in 1948. The progress of LGBT rights since then has been momentous, but there is still progress to be made in Africa and the Middle East … Continue reading

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Finding a voice

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I read an interesting article about transmen in India this week. It was about their invisibility within the LGBT community, and their inclusion in the Bangalore Queer Film Festival. Gee Ameena Suleiman, a film-maker and a researcher whose docu-fiction “Kalvattukal”, portraying the lives of transmen, was screened  in the fest … Continue reading

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