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What Makes a Hoosier?

by Kelley Calvert – USA – Hoosiers are a proud lot even if we cannot always explain where the term came from. Most people lose interest […]

Feature Articles, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, LGBTQ, Politics & Democracy, Religion

Call Me Kuchu – Empowering Uganda’s LGBT Activists

by Alexandra Marie Daniels Arts & Culture Editor When I learned the principal character in the film Call Me Kuchu is the slain human rights activist […]

Activism, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, LGBTQ, Uganda

On Feminism, Identity & Latinas in Arts and Literature: An Interview with Cristy C. Road

by Andrea Dulanto –USA– In December 2012, Brooklyn-based artist and writer Cristy C. Road came back home to Miami to read at Sweat Records from her […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Cuba, Feature Articles, Feminism, LGBTQ, United States

Transforming a Culture of LGBT Discrimination in Venezuela

Originally published at IPPF/WHR Despite anti-discrimination legislation to protect the rights of sexual minorities in Venezuela, sexual orientation and gender identity remain taboo and sensitive issues. […]

LGBTQ, The WIP Talk

Kids with Same-Sex Parents are All Right: A Conversation with Lisa Cholodenko

by Vera von Kreutzbruck – Argentina/Germany – Last winter film director Lisa Cholodenko came to Berlin to present The Kids Are All Right at the International […]

Argentina, Arts & Culture, Family, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Laws & Legislation, LGBTQ, Marriage

Interview with Howl film directors Epstein and Friedman: “Allen Ginsberg’s Poetic Prophecy”

by Vera von Kreutzbruck – Germany – Howl, a biopic centered on beatnik Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem and the resulting obscenity trial, was the most moving […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Film Festivals, Films & Documentaries, Interviews, LGBTQ, Poetry, Politics & Democracy

Decriminalizing Same Sex Relations in India: A Legal Beginning

by Aditi Bhaduri – India – A mini revolution is underway in India. On July 2nd the Delhi High Court read down a 149-year-old archaic law […]

Asia, Feature Articles, Human Rights, India, Laws & Legislation, LGBTQ, Politics & Democracy

Be Like Others: Rather Than Accept Homosexuality, Iran Encourages Gender Reassignment Surgery

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Last year Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told an audience at Columbia University, “In Iran, we don’t have homosexuals, like in […]

Feature Articles, Iran, LGBTQ, The World

HIV/AIDS Epidemic Raging Among Men Having Sex with Men (MSM): amFAR Announces New Initiative in Sydney to Address the Crisis

by Imelda V. Abaño & Esther Nakkazi – Philippines/Uganda – Reporting from Sydney, Australia One of the greatest public health failures in the fight against AIDS […]

Africa, Asia, Feature Articles, Health, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ, Teaching & Learning