INTERLINQ-ED: News and Media about LGBTQ Diaspora Around the World (June 1st-7th)

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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

CeCe McDonald sentenced to 41 months in prison (Autostraddle)

Applied Research Center releases study on LGBT and racial justice (ARC)

First lesbian wedding in Jamaica takes place (Ebony)

Kylar Broadus first openly transgender person to testify before congress (towleroad)

South African activists investigate gay murders (Gay Star News)

Arts and Entertainment

Lamda announces next generation of great LGBT writers (Advocate)

Watch a short on LGBT Brazilian men and women, “I Don’t Like the Boys” (youtube)

Culture

Pride in Fort Lauderdale (Advocate)

Aleia Mims reflects on gay parenting and the South (Elixher)

Coatian politicians join gay pride march (Queerty)

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