INTERLINQ-ED: News and Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World (May 25th-31st)

Interlinqued

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

Out lesbian Mary E. Gonzalez wins seat in the Texas House of Representatives (GayPolitics)

New findings on risks to LGBT street children (Viet Nam News)

Kiss and Tell campaign encourages safe sex (Huffington Post)

Grim study finds that 43% of Black LGBT youth attempt or have thought of suicide (Bilerico)

Film and Media

Janet Mock lands book deal with Atria (Elixher)

Apply to GLAAD’s  2nd Annual National People of Color Media Training Institute (GLAAD)

Filmmaker Sonali Gulati receives grant to make film on liquid “cures” for homosexuality (Gay Star News)

Mumbai hosts queer film festival (Autostraddle)

Women’s Rights

ImMEDIAte Justice comments on reproductive freedom (youtube)

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe claims that gay rights violate women’s rights (care2)

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