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Judge in China Rules Gay Couple Cannot Marry - New York Times

13 Apr 16, 11:04:25

New York Times

Judge in China Rules Gay Couple Cannot Marry
New York Times
BEIJING — A judge ruled on Wednesday against a gay couple who had sought the right to marry, in China's first court case addressing the issue of same-sex unions. The couple, Sun Wenlin and Hu Mingliang, filed a lawsuit against a civil affairs bureau ...
Chinese couple lose fight for gay marriage recognitionBBC News
Gay couple can't marry, rules Chinese courtAsia Times
Chinese court rejects same-sex marriage lawsuitCNN
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China rights: Gay people pledge not to enter into sham marriages - BBC News

14 Apr 16, 08:04:11

BBC News

China rights: Gay people pledge not to enter into sham marriages
BBC News
A social media campaign has taken off among China's lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) community which sees members pledging not to enter into sham marriages with straight people. Since last week, a number of users on popular microblogging ...
Chinese gay rights movement sees win in court lossDeutsche Welle

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Al Qaeda group claims responsibility for Bangladesh LGBT hacking murders - CNN

27 Apr 16, 02:04:17

Asia Times

Al Qaeda group claims responsibility for Bangladesh LGBT hacking murders
CNN
Like Mannan, he was openly gay and was a leader in the fight for LGBT rights, a British photographer told CNN's Ivan Watson. ... "Tanay got a threat last year because he was photographed in the gay pride parade," the photographer said. ... of an editor ...
Pressure mounts on Bangladesh after gay activists murderedAsia Times
Bangladesh gay activist killing claimed by al-Qaeda affiliateBBC News
Bangladesh Gay Rights Activist Is Hacked to DeathNew York Times
BBC News -Appeal-Democrat
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Gay couple win custody battle against Thai surrogate mother - BBC News

26 Apr 16, 09:04:08

BBC News

Gay couple win custody battle against Thai surrogate mother
BBC News
A same-sex American-Spanish couple have won a high-profile custody battle over a baby born through a Thai surrogate mother who wanted to keep the child after she found out they were gay. Bangkok's Family Court ruled the legal guardian of the child is ...
Gay couple wins custody battle against Thai surrogate motherAsia Times
Gay Western couple win Thai surrogacy battle for baby CarmenChannel News Asia
Thai court grants American-Spanish gay couple full custody of surrogate babySouth China Morning Post

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HK first city in Asia to bid for Gay Games - Gay NZ

26 Apr 16, 09:04:15

Gay NZ

HK first city in Asia to bid for Gay Games
Gay NZ
Hong Kong has become the first ever Asian city to put a bid in for the Gay Games, the biggest international LGBTI sports and cultural gathering in the world. Untitled_69.jpg. LGBTI sports organisation Out in HK has put a bid in for the 2022 games ...

The gay Anzacs who refused to stay silent - BBC News

24 Apr 16, 04:04:04

BBC News

The gay Anzacs who refused to stay silent
BBC News
Stuart Martin looks back with pride on his six years as a nursing officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. But he also recalls having to "not be gay". And one incident from that era sticks in his mind: a veterans' leader physically blocking a group ...

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Bangladesh vows justice in killing of gay activist, friend - Uniontown Herald Standard

26 Apr 16, 08:04:54

Uniontown Herald Standard

Bangladesh vows justice in killing of gay activist, friend
Uniontown Herald Standard
The rights group Amnesty International noted that Bangladesh considers homosexual relations a crime, making it harder for gay activists to report any threats against them. The group's South Asia director, Champa Patel, said the latest attack ...

Gay relationships still a gray area in India — but not for Bollywood - Asia Times

26 Apr 16, 01:04:48

Asia Times

Gay relationships still a gray area in India — but not for Bollywood
Asia Times
While the West has become more accepting of same-sex relationships, the concept is still frowned upon in India. Nonetheless, the creative minds of Bollywood are not easily daunted. Some Indian filmmakers have made their mark by exploring gay and ...

New Killings in Bangladesh Fill LGBT Community with Fear - Voice of America

28 Apr 16, 07:04:27

Bay Area Reporter

New Killings in Bangladesh Fill LGBT Community with Fear
Voice of America
The killing of two gay rights activists in the Bangladeshi capital has driven the country's already secretive and small gay community underground, wondering if they can trust a government that considers their status to be criminal, rights groups said ...
If Bangladesh lets zealots extinguish its brightest minds, it is no democracyThe Guardian
Behind killings in Bangladesh lies a brutal power struggleThe Indian Express
Bangladesh terror attacks target culture of toleranceChristian Science Monitor
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Hong Kong first Asian city to be shortlisted for 2022 Gay Games - Hong Kong Free Press

23 Apr 16, 02:04:08

Hong Kong Free Press

Hong Kong first Asian city to be shortlisted for 2022 Gay Games
Hong Kong Free Press
Hong Kong has been nominated to host the 2022 Gay Games – the first Asian city to be shortlisted. It is up against 17 other possible locations, organisers said on Wednesday. Founded in San Francisco in 1982, the Gay Games have become the world's ...