Gay Star News: Bangladesh gay magazine organizes diversity parade alongside New Year festivities

‘While the invitations [on Facebook] were targeted towards LGBT and allies, it was clearly mentioned that it will not be a LGBT or a pride parade. As much as we’d like to do a pride parade, this is the maximum we can afford at present.’ Read the full article here: Bangladesh gay magazine organizes diversity parade…

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Global Voices: Bangladesh Gets Its First LGBT Magazine, ‘Roopbaan’

The 56-page magazine is named after the Bengali folk character Roopbaan, who symbolizes the power of love. The quarterly magazine, whose publishers wish to remain anonymous, will not be available on street newsstands, for fear of inflaming tensions and sparking a backlash against the gay community. Read the full article here: Bangladesh Gets Its First LGBT…

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