Articles/Editorials

Embryo Protection Act discriminatory – Malta Gay Rights Movement

– The Malta Independent, 01 August 2012

http://www.independent.com.mt/news.asp?newsitemid=148546

 

Breaking down barriers

Urban centres may seem open to the LGBT community, but life is far from easy for many people who suffer from deep-seated social prejudice due to their sexual orientation

– Bangkok Post, 5 June 2012

http://www.bangkokpost.com/arts-and-culture/art/296594/breaking-down-barriers

 

Op-ed: Why We Must Press on Through Tragedy

As we mourn the loss of Erick Martínez on this International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, a call to carry on his work.

– Advocate.com, 17 May 2012

http://www.advocate.com/op-ed/2012/05/17/why-we-must-press-through-tragedy-idaho

 

LGBT Rights in the Americas

Latin America is a pioneer in gay rights, but popular attitudes lag behind.

– Americas Quarterly, Spring 2012

http://www.americasquarterly.org/node/3565

 

Nepal’s Third Gender and the Recognition of Gender Identity

– Huffington Post, 24 April 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kyle-knight/nepal-third-gender_b_1447982.html

 

Privacy not at the cost of social morality, argues Muslim board

Criminal act can’t be decriminalised just because participants are willing: apostolic churches

– The Hindu, 1 March 2012

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2947218.ece

 

Big expectations under new ALP platform

– Star Observer, 28 February 2012

http://www.starobserver.com.au/news/australia-news/new-south-wales-news/2012/02/28/big-expectations-under-new-alp-platform%E2%80%A9/73003

 

Equality in eyes of law, love and marriage

– The Courier-Mail, 15 February 2012

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/opinion/equality-in-eyes-of-law-love-and-marriage/story-e6frerdf-1226271862297

 

Swedish Government Should Stay out of its Citizens Underwear

– Aftonbladet, 4 January 2012

http://www.aftonbladet.se/debatt/debattamnen/samhalle/article14165937.ab

English: http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/01/10/swedish-government-should-stay-out-its-citizens-underwear

 

Nigerian Same-Sex Marriage Ban Infringes Individual Rights

– JURIST, 16 December 2011

http://jurist.org/hotline/2011/12/damian-ugwu-nigerian-marriage.php

 

Filipinos hail UN gay rights report

– The Mindanao Examiner, 16 December 2011

http://www.mindanaoexaminer.com/news.php?news_id=20111216093218

 

U.N.’s First Official Report on Gays Notes Widespread Bias

– Inter Press Service, 15 December 2011

http://www.ipsnews.net/2011/12/uns-first-official-report-on-gays-notes-widespread-bias/

 

Malacanang hosts historic LGBT rights confab

– Samar News, 12 December 2011

http://www.samarnews.com/news2011/dec/b421.htm

 

Activists say fundamentalists stoke public fears

A report on the International Policy Dialogue in Yogyakarta to advocate for sexual rights

– The Jakarta Post, 12 August 2010

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2010/08/12/activists-say-fundamentalists-stoke-public-fears.html