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Gay Pakistan: Lesbians' lives on the line - BBC News

18 Aug 14, 04:08:54

Gay Pakistan: Lesbians' lives on the line
BBC News
For a woman from a low-income, conservative background in rural Pakistan, Azra Ahmed had built a potentially hot career. But then it went right off the boil. Ms Ahmed, 29, is in a lesbian relationship - and in a country where homophobia has wide social ...

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Beijing court hears gay 'conversion' case - The Japan Times

01 Aug 14, 02:08:33

The Straits Times

Beijing court hears gay 'conversion' case
The Japan Times
BEIJING – A Beijing court Thursday heard a landmark case on “gay conversion” treatment, while outside the courtroom an activist in a nurse's uniform knelt over a patient, wielding a giant needle. “Homosexuality doesn't need to be cured!” chanted ...
China court hears first case on gay 'conversion therapy'The Straits Times
Gay activists in China challenge 'conversion therapy' in courtsLGBT Weekly
Chinese Man Brings Gay Conversion Therapy LawsuitBoston.com
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Auckland wins bid to host 2016 Asia Pacific Outgames - Gay Star News

14 Aug 14, 05:08:12

Gay Star News

Auckland wins bid to host 2016 Asia Pacific Outgames
Gay Star News
There's now double the reasons to check out New Zealand's Auckland Pride Festival in 2016 with the Gay and Lesbian International Sports Association (GLISA) Asia Pacific announcing the city will host the 2016 Asia Pacific Outgames during the festival.

China activists fight gay 'conversion therapy' - BBC News

28 Jul 14, 09:07:41

BBC News

China activists fight gay 'conversion therapy'
BBC News
Gay rights activists in China are preparing for what they say could be a legal milestone in their fight to stop homosexuality being treated as an illness. Later this month, a Chinese court will hear the first case of its kind brought against a clinic ...
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Vietnam hosts third gay pride parade as attitudes soften - Hurriyet Daily News

03 Aug 14, 10:08:30

Hurriyet Daily News

Vietnam hosts third gay pride parade as attitudes soften
Hurriyet Daily News
In 2012 lawmakers even briefly considered legalizing gay marriage – a move which would have thrust the authoritarian country to the forefront of gay rights in Asia – but stopped short. Yesterday's event was the third gay pride parade in Vietnam and ...
Parades and wedding parties as Vietnam gay taboo easesBangkok Post

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The week ahead: Theater, arts - Boston Globe

20 Aug 14, 10:08:37

Boston Globe

The week ahead: Theater, arts
Boston Globe
The duo's Brooklyn-based company consists of remarkable dancers from Asia, America, Canada, Malaysia, and Israel. Through Aug. 24. $19-$75. Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, Becket. ... QUEER FELLOWS: A SIDE SELDOM SEEN Hunter O'Hanian, director of the ...

More straight athletes joining gay leagues - Washington Blade

21 Aug 14, 08:08:28

Washington Blade

More straight athletes joining gay leagues
Washington Blade
After college, he switched over to U.S. Masters Swimming and began competing in triathlons. In 2012, he went with a friend to Darwin, Australia for the Asia Pacific Outgames and last week competed at his first Gay Games. “My best friend is gay and I ...

Taiwan Lures Gay Travelers With Massive Party - Chinatopix

21 Aug 14, 08:08:12

Taiwan Lures Gay Travelers With Massive Party
Chinatopix
Although not known for it, Taiwan is the most liberal society in Pacific Asia with regards to gays and lesbians. Taipei is dotted with shrines to Tu Er Shen, the Taoist god of gay men, and the issue of gay marriage has made greater gains in its ...

BC-Business News Digest - Reading Eagle

21 Aug 14, 10:08:32

BC-Business News Digest
Reading Eagle
Instant noodles carry a broke college student aura in America, but they are an essential, even passionate, part of life for many in South Korea and across Asia. Hence the ... The first gay nightclub inside a Las Vegas Strip casino opened up this summer.

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Festival brings German films, stars to Indonesia - Jakarta Post

22 Aug 14, 04:08:33

Festival brings German films, stars to Indonesia
Jakarta Post
“We try to reach out to areas beyond our usual coverage,” Katrin Sohns, regional head of the cultural department of the Goethe Institute in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, told The Jakarta Post earlier this week. ... of World War II-era ...