International Briefs

January 2006
Echo Magazine;1/12/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p22
The article presents an update on issues relevant to GLBT people around the world as of January 12, 2006. It describes the program launched by China in response to the growing number of HIV/AIDS cases. It discusses the plan of gay groups in Taiwan to set up a country for gay men and lesbians to be called the Rainbow Republic. Details of the appeal made by GLBT rights groups in Turkey to the European Union to investigate the imprisonment of a gay pacifist who refused to serve in the military, are outlined.


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