Many community groups and organizations have played important roles in the birth, development and growth of modern LGBT culture. For many LGBT people, groups have been our introduction to queer communities, the places where we made friends, developed our sense of belonging, and organized around important issues. Yet their importance is frequently overlooked: many such groups have garnered little media coverage, leaving their roles in queer history not well-understood by later generations of LGBT people. The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives maintains vertical files of historical documents from many community groups from Toronto and nationwide, and even some from other countries.
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Hong is the leader of a Christian counseling group called New Creation Association with deep ties to Exodus Ministries and its overseas branch Exodus International, both of which have long championed ex-gay conversion therapy, a practice widely discredited by major medical and mental health organizations. Both groups recognize that these conversion therapy practices were not developed in China, but rather have been imported from the United States and Europe where they were created using faulty psychology and fueled by anti-gay bigotry. Ironically, Hong Kong has a very small Christian population and an even smaller segment of conservative Christians. This wave of religious homophobia funded by US right wing Christian groups has traveled to other non-Christian countries in Asia like Singapore and South Korea, with harmful consequences for LGBT communities in those countries as well. Those demands include:. As we fight for our communities here, we must also recognize that our struggles are borderless. Queerness is to be celebrated in all of our communities, at home and abroad; it is not to becured nor condemned.
Disclosure, discrimination and desire: experiences of Black and South Asian gay men in Britain
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