INTERLINQ-ED: Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World May 18th-24th

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Welcome to INTERLINQ-ED, where we highlight news and media about and relevant to LGBTQ people of color, diaspora, and racial or ethnic minorities around the world.

News and Politics

Malawian President Joyce Banda may repeal country’s ban on homosexuality (Big Gay News)

Irshad Manji, lesbian author, enters Malaysia against the protests of religious groups (Malaysian Insider)

Support for International Day Against Homophobia in Iran (Persian Letters)

The NAACP comes out in support of gay marriage (Bilerico)

Entertainment

First gay marriage in Marvel comics (Same Same)

A lesbian of color on America’s Next Top Model? (Autostraddle)

New Zeland celebrities in a video supporting LGBT youth (GayNZ)

Director Rolla Selbak talks about her new film, “Three Veils” (SDGLN)

Music

AfterElton interviews out Israeli singer Ivri Lider (AfterElton)

Azerbaijan too anti-gay to host Eurovision? (Queerty)

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