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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 ...

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.

Kyrgyzstan: Anti-gay group blocks boy band concert - BBC News

20 Oct 14, 03:10:06

BBC News

Kyrgyzstan: Anti-gay group blocks boy band concert
BBC News
A 300-strong protest by a Kyrgyz anti-gay youth group has stopped a boy band's nightclub show, raising fears of increasing homophobia in the Central Asian country. Members of the Kalys group say they blocked the entrance to Guns'n'Roses nightclub in ...

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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 wants same-sex marriage in Korea as first in AsiaSan Francisco Examiner
Seoul mayor Park Won-soon endorses same-sex marriage in first for South ...The Independent
Seoul Mayor Backs Same-Sex MarriageWall Street Journal (blog)
LGBT Weekly -The Korea Herald
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Pro-gay marriage legislator seeks law change in Taiwan - AsiaOne

19 Oct 14, 06:10:48

AsiaOne

Pro-gay marriage legislator seeks law change in Taiwan
AsiaOne
TAIPEI, Taiwan - A pro-gay marriage legislator said yesterday she will not yet decide what steps she will take next after arranging a controversial hearing on the matter last week. Legislator Yu Mei-nu, an active proponent of women's rights and same ...

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Indonesia's Aceh province passes law punishing gay sex with public caning - The Independent

27 Sep 14, 10:09:57

The Independent

Indonesia's Aceh province passes law punishing gay sex with public caning
The Independent
Gay rights activist King Oey urged the central government's new moderate leadership to use its influence to overturn the law, or appeal it at the Constitutional Court. "It's discriminatory and saddening," he said. "We urge people who are concerned with ...
Indonesia's Aceh approves caning for gay sexChannel News Asia
Indonesian Province Passes Draconian Law Against Gay SexInternational Business Times
100 lashes for extramarital and gay sex in AcehSBS
International Business Times AU -The Irrawaddy News Magazine
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US Marine accused of murder in Philippines. A blow to Obama's Asia pivot? - Christian Science Monitor

20 Oct 14, 08:10:29

Christian Science Monitor

US Marine accused of murder in Philippines. A blow to Obama's Asia pivot?
Christian Science Monitor
The Manila Bulletin, a popular English-language paper, reported that Pemberton and his team of Filipino lawyers had still not decided whether he would attend. Left-wing and LBGT (Lesbian Bisexual Gay Transgender) activists have called on the government ...
Witnesses describe the night a US marine hung out with a transgender Filipino ...National Post
Philippine leader: Murder case won't harm US tiesUniontown Herald Standard
Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US tiesKFDA

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Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sex - Bangkok Post

20 Sep 14, 05:09:31

Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sex
Bangkok Post
Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sex. Published: 20 Sep 2014 at 12.45 | Viewed: 8,286 | Comments: 1; Online news: Asia; Writer: AFP. - +. BANDA ACEH - Gay sex could be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh ...
Gay people to be publicly lashed in IndonesiaTempo

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Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday - AsiaOne

21 Oct 14, 06:10:11

AsiaOne

Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday
AsiaOne
Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday. US District Judge Scott Skavdahl struck ...

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Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Apple Pay and earnings, Petrobas corruption ... - Quartz

20 Oct 14, 10:10:47

Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Apple Pay and earnings, Petrobas corruption ...
Quartz
Pope Francis' proposals to promote greater acceptance within the Catholic church of people who are gay or divorced failed to win a two-thirds majority at a Vatican synod. The pope had called the special council last fall to discuss matters involving ...