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Gays in Central Asia - The Economist

03 Apr 14, 04:04:24

Gays in Central Asia
The Economist
Homophobia runs deep across Muslim Central Asia. In Turkmenistan gay sex earns up to five years in a labour camp (going up to 20 years for repeat offenders). In Uzbekistan the sentence is three years in jails rife with tuberculosis. In all five Central ...

China's Xiang Xiaohan: First gay man to sue the government - BBC News

28 Mar 14, 03:03:47

BBC News

China's Xiang Xiaohan: First gay man to sue the government
BBC News
Nineteen-year-old Xiang Xiaohan, a gay rights activist from Hunan Province, has been dubbed China's Don Quixote over his dogged determination to take the government to court. His campaign to challenge a decision by the civil affairs department of Hunan ...

Leading the Way: Vietnam's Push for Gay Rights - the Diplomat

19 Apr 14, 08:04:21

the Diplomat

Leading the Way: Vietnam's Push for Gay Rights
the Diplomat
These developments have delighted and shocked gay rights advocates and made Vietnam a surprising torchbearer for LGBT issues in Southeast Asia. This is particularly remarkable when you consider that until 2000 it was illegal for gay couples to even ...

India: Court to Hear Appeal Over Restoration of Ban on Gay Sex - New York Times

23 Apr 14, 02:04:27

India: Court to Hear Appeal Over Restoration of Ban on Gay Sex
New York Times
India's Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it would hear an appeal of its decision in December that re-criminalized gay sex. The hearing is largely a formality and is unlikely to lead to a serious reconsideration of the decision. A lower court ruled ...

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Justin Bieber's visit to Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine reignites anger ... - New York Daily News

24 Apr 14, 06:04:04

New York Daily News

Justin Bieber's visit to Japan's controversial Yasukuni Shrine reignites anger ...
New York Daily News
The “Baby” singer insulted most of Asia this week by posting a selfie taken in front of Japan's Yasukuni Shrine, where soldiers including war criminals from World War II are enshrined. The Bieb's most recent mishap came almost exactly a year after the ...
Obama offering Japan security, economic assuranceskwwl.com
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Asia Day Ahead: Investors await big name earnings - Yahoo Singapore News

24 Apr 14, 06:04:48

Asia Day Ahead: Investors await big name earnings
Yahoo Singapore News
Asia Day Ahead: Investors await big name earnings. Email 0; Share 0. Tweet. 0. Share0 .... Lawyers for four gay and lesbian couples urged a federal judge to strike down Oregon's voter approved ban on same sex marriage. State attorneys are not defending ...

Comment: Why we wanted our own 'First Big Fat Gay Asian Wedding' - PinkNews.co.uk

12 Apr 14, 09:04:07

Comment: Why we wanted our own 'First Big Fat Gay Asian Wedding'
PinkNews.co.uk
One of the first gay couples to marry in England and Wales, Subodh Rathod and Niranjan Kamatkar, write for PinkNews on organising their wedding in Haringey. The first same-sex marriages took place on Saturday, the 29 March 2014 in England and Wales.

Rémy Cointreau launches 'Fly Me To…' promotion at Asia hub airports - MoodieReport

24 Apr 14, 09:04:48

MoodieReport

Rémy Cointreau launches 'Fly Me To…' promotion at Asia hub airports
MoodieReport
The promotion, which was developed by Lightfoot Marketing, invites passengers to taste cocktails based on some of Rémy Cointreau's best-known brands, including Rémy Martin, Russian Standard, Cointreau, Mount Gay and Piper Heidsieck.

Vietnam's gay population hopeful about future - Asian Correspondent

15 Apr 14, 02:04:29

Asian Correspondent

Vietnam's gay population hopeful about future
Asian Correspondent
Other countries in Asia are also reconsidering their laws against gay people. Thailand, already known for its liberal sexual policies, is set to pass legislation on the legalization of same-sex relationships. Cambodia will also amend its civil code ...

Boy Scout Troop Loses Charter Over Gay Leader - New York Times

22 Apr 14, 12:04:48

Boy Scout Troop Loses Charter Over Gay Leader
New York Times
He said there were boys from immigrant families, including from Asia and Africa, as well as two boys with gay fathers. “We'll have to figure out a new name,” he said. A version of this article appears in print on April 22, 2014, on page A15 of the New ...

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