News from the Global South

Activists Blast Bookstore Verdict

, 6/5/2005

Taipei Times - Taipei, Taiwan, June 5, 2005 Gay and lesbian activists have decried a court verdict against the owner of a Taipei bookstore last week, calling it a setback for the rights of Taiwan's homosexual community.

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Is MSU Blind to Eve-Teasing on Campus

, 6/5/2005

Times of India - New Delhi, India, June 5, 2005 Eve-teasing in the campuses is common, but the recent survey conducted by a MSU faculty definitely does not hint at harmless pranks of youngsters on the campus, but at the dangerous tendencies amounting to sexual harassment.

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Asian Female Artists Reflect on Women's Sexuality, Body

, 6/5/2005

Korea Times - Seoul, South Korea, June 5, 2005 Female artists from seven Asian countries will gather in Seoul to present works that deal with the issue of sexuality and the female body.

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Get the Whole Picture

, 6/4/2005

Tehelka - India, June 4, 2005 A homosexual swimming champ, a lesbian couple, a legislator who happens to be a eunuch. Sexual minorities move from the margins to centrestage on the Indian screen. "Films like My Brother Nikhil, Shabnam Mausi and Sancahrram have given visibility to sexual minorities," says gay rights activist Ashok Row Kavi.

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Sexuality, Spies and Sin

, 5/30/2005

Manila Times - Manila, Phillipines, May 22, 2005 It took no more than a year for amateur pornographic videos to become such a fixture of the times that they no longer shock or elicit curiosity.

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