Shakhawat Hossain Rajeeb is a leading Bangladeshi LGBTQ+ rights activist. After a series of death threats and the loss of close friends, he left the country and is now living in exile abroad. He was kind enough to respond to questions sent by Ibtisam Ahmed about the struggles of the movement and the celebrations of its successes.
As part of our monthly theme of politics, Ibtisam Ahmed looks at the campaign to decriminalise same-sex intimacy at the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
It’s time for many of us to jet off on holiday to warmer climes. But what of life for LGBTQ+ people in our destinations of choice? Guest writer Hadley discusses.