Gay rights with global warming and geoengineering

Global warming is real, there are clear evidences, but not everyone believes. Geoengineering, a scientific answer that offer temporary solutions, to prevent temperature rise of the earth to an irreversible level, is facing opposition because of its risks. Gay rights in our present world is touchy, many are revealing, expecting acceptance, for further legalization. The [...]

IRAQ: LGBT community faces serious human rights abuses

Mr. U. Rosenthal, Minister of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands  Dear Minister Rosenthal, I am writing to you regarding the section in your December 2011 Netherlands Country Report on Iraq about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. While I appreciates your government’s discussion of Iraqis identifying as LGBT in the report, I am concerned that the [...]

The Grey Profile of Chennai City

There are many things that go unreported in Chennai city. This southern metropolitan is shedding its conservative profile and undergoing some changes in life style orientation, that so far have been hidden inside the closet. Thanks to the efforts being made by some non governmental organization that such issues are being made public and since [...]

A Slip of the tongue revealed all

Introduction The homophobic remarks made by Surinamese Member of Parliament Ronnie Asabina (BEP) shocked disgusted and offended many people in Suriname and abroad. But Mr Asabina’s stance on homosexuality is not unique, he merely voiced his disdain on a lifestyle that he appears to find ‘ Western’ , urban and foreign, according to a later [...]

No longer ‘In the Bottle’? LGBT rights in Malaysia and Southeast Asia

Malaysia’s Women’s Minister Last week 66 young boys in the conservative largely Muslim state of Terengganu, Malaysia, were sent to a special ‘re-education’ camp for displaying signs of effeminacy which if left ‘unchecked’, state official argued, could “reach the point of no return”. In other words they could ‘become’ gay or transsexual.  Blog this! Bookmark [...]

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