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For Asia's Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon - New York Times

30 Oct 14, 09:10:49

New York Times

For Asia's Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon
New York Times
When it comes to gay rights in Asia, Taiwan is a world apart. Openly gay and lesbian soldiers can serve in the military, and the Ministry of Education requires textbooks to promote tolerance for gays and lesbians. In recent years, legislators here have ...
Taiwan shines as beacon for gays in AsiaSFGate
Taiwan's Same Sex Marriage Law Languishes in Political PurgatoryNBCNews.com

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Tens of thousands in Taiwan join Asia's largest gay rights parade to call for ... - The Japan Times

25 Oct 14, 03:10:02

The Japan Times

Tens of thousands in Taiwan join Asia's largest gay rights parade to call for ...
The Japan Times
TAIPEI – Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei on Saturday for Asia's largest gay rights parade, with many urging parliament to push through a controversial bill recognizing same-sex marriage. Supporters from Taiwan and abroad waved ...
Tens of thousands march for gay rights in TaiwanThe Straits Times
PHOTOS: Taiwan Pride 2014 Is All About Marriage EqualityAdvocate.com
Thousands march in Taipei's gay pride paradeFocus Taiwan News Channel

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Activists condemn Singapore court gay ruling - BBC News

30 Oct 14, 08:10:04

BBC News

Activists condemn Singapore court gay ruling
BBC News
Human rights groups have condemned a Singapore court's decision that a law banning gay sex is constitutional. The Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected two legal challenges arguing that the law, Section 377A, infringes on gay citizens' rights.
Singapore's Ban on Gay Male Sex Is Upheld by Top CourtBloomberg
Decision on Section 377A 'not acceptable': LGBT groupsChannel News Asia
S'pore top court upholds anti-gay lawBangkok Post
AsiaOne
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Ellen's show in Asia; OutGames' campaign; 2018 Gay Games - Windy City Times

21 Oct 14, 06:10:22

Ellen's show in Asia; OutGames' campaign; 2018 Gay Games
Windy City Times
The daytime talk show Ellen will take to the airwaves in southeast Asia on Lifetime Asia in same-day telecasts as episodes in the United States, according to Variety. The Ellen DeGeneres Show will premiere weekdays on Lifetime at 8 p.m. Hong Kong and ...

Indian man arrested in Bangalore for being gay - BBC News

29 Oct 14, 04:10:46

BBC News

Indian man arrested in Bangalore for being gay
BBC News
A man has been arrested in Bangalore after his wife realised one year into their marriage that he was gay and having relationships with men. The identities of the Bangalore couple involved have not been made public. Senior police officials describe the ...

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Cooper Gay Asia hires Karen Lieu to run Hong Kong - The Insurance Insider (subscription)

01 Oct 14, 11:10:18

Cooper Gay Asia hires Karen Lieu to run Hong Kong
The Insurance Insider (subscription)
Cooper Gay Swett and Crawford has appointed Karen Lieu, Willis's former head of global solutions for Asia, as managing director of its Hong Kong business, the broker announced today (1 October). The broker said Lieu would be tasked with developing its ...

Seoul mayor: I hope Korea is first in Asia to allow gay marriage - Gay Star News

13 Oct 14, 03:10:19

Gay Star News

Seoul mayor: I hope Korea is first in Asia to allow gay marriage
Gay Star News
The liberal mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon, has said he hopes South Korea becomes the first Asian country to legalize gay marriage. While on a recent trip to the US, Park told the San Francisco Examiner, 'I personally agree with the rights of homosexuals.
Seoul mayor Park Won-soon endorses same-sex marriage in first for South ...The Independent
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon wants same-sex marriage in Korea as first in AsiaSan Francisco Examiner
Seoul's mayor champions gay marriageLGBT Weekly

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Asia-Pacific Island Nation of Palau Decriminalizes Male Homosexuality - Towleroad

17 Oct 14, 09:10:28

Asia-Pacific Island Nation of Palau Decriminalizes Male Homosexuality
Towleroad
Palau Coming three years after the United Nations Human Rights Council recommended the country repeal it's anti-gay laws, the Asia-Pacific island nation of Palau has revised its penal code and decriminalized male homosexuality, Star Observer reports.

New film hopes to take gay issues out of closet - AsiaOne

30 Oct 14, 07:10:19

AsiaOne

New film hopes to take gay issues out of closet
AsiaOne
Homosexuals kiss during a rally in Mumbai July 2, 2009. An Indian court on Thursday ruled gay sex was not a crime, a verdict that will bolster demands by gay and health groups that the government scrap a British colonial law which bans homosexual sex.

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Asian stocks mixed after US Federal Reserve ends stimulus - BBC News

30 Oct 14, 09:10:35

Asian stocks mixed after US Federal Reserve ends stimulus
BBC News
Asian stocks were mixed after the Federal Reserve said it was ending its quantitative easing stimulus programme because of the stronger US economy. The US central bank also said it would maintain record-low interest rates for "a considerable time".

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