Posts Tagged as ‘sexuality’

breakthrough beat: THIS WEEK – Breakthrough at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna

We are proud to announce that Breakthrough presented its major accomplishments in the HIV/AIDS field at the 18th International AIDS Conference, Rights Here, Rights Now, yesterday. Now until July 23rd, we join the conference to assert that human rights must occupy the center of the global AIDS struggle; otherwise, without human rights, we will never achieve universal [...]

July 19, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Today on the National Day of Silence, a film helps LBGT teens in small town America

Earlier this month, when we wrote about the phenomenon of bullying in the age of technology, we found that a lot of the abuse the young people faced was triggered by homophobic sentiments. The award-winning documentary, Out in the Silence, is part of a larger campaign that aims to create awareness about the difficulties that [...]

April 16, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shocker: India’s third gender given an identity on voter cards- one step towards rightful acceptance?

India is a country of complex and multiple gender identities and sexualities and it seems like the decisions of the authorities are finally attempting to come to terms with this diversity. Last week, the Election Commission of India announced that voter ballots would provide an additional option for gender identification entitled ‘other’. This means that [...]

November 17, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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