Sunday, June 2, 2013

Gay news from around the world.

News and issues affecting gays around the world.

The world changes, albeit slowly.
Some places, much more slowly than others. In the west, we are comparatively lucky.
In Saudia Arabia, Sharia is the only officially recognized law. The ‘top’ is not considered gay. Social ambiguity rules the day, but there is a gay scene in this strict monarchy, as this article in The Atlantic attests. Apparently lesbianism is the norm in some social settings. The Kingdom in the closet.
Canada is funding opposition to ‘abhorrent’ anti-gay legislation in Uganda. (National Post.)
Liberte, Fraternite, Egalite. Mass protests in France over gay rights including marriage and adoption. From, ‘The Conversation.’
Gay rights cases might follow President Barack Obama on his upcoming Africa trip. (CTV News.)

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