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Bangladesh LGBT Rights

Nobel Laureate's Gay Rights Support Prompts National Backlash

Agence France Presse | Shafiqul Alam | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Bangladesh Islamic groups called Monday for a nationwide protest against Muhammad Yunus over comments in 2012 supporting gay rights, in the latest att...

The TEDx Talk You'll Never See

Shawn Ahmed | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shawn Ahmed

The lack of LGBT rights in Bangladesh has less to do with religious conservatism and more to do with an intransigence among the Bangladeshi LGBT community when it comes to even wanting such rights. This reality and the reasons behind it were to be the focus of a TEDx talk I was to give this month.