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Gay Asia should resist liberal assimilation - East Asia Forum

28 Aug 15, 12:08:27

Gay Asia should resist liberal assimilation
East Asia Forum
While it is incredibly difficult to make generalisations about LGBTIQ advocacy efforts or debates over gay rights across Asia, many commentators have expressed optimism after a number of public expressions or political initiatives in support of gay ...

Gay travel in Asia: 8 destinations to explore in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam - Gay Star News

06 Aug 15, 09:08:24

Gay travel in Asia: 8 destinations to explore in Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam
Gay Star News
'Gay Asia'. A combination of words that might once have been considered forbidden – and for some still are, as some areas of the Eastern continent are among the most conservative on the planet. Some Asian countries are still very homophobic, punishing ...

Nepal gay parade to enshrine LGBT rights in constitution - BBC News

30 Aug 15, 11:08:30

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Nepal gay parade to enshrine LGBT rights in constitution
BBC News
They are demanding same-sex marriage be guaranteed in the new constitution, gay couples' rights to adopt, buy joint property or inherit from one another. Nepal decriminalised homosexuality in 2007. It remains illegal in many South Asian countries.

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Gay men tell UN Security Council of being Islamic State targets - Channel News Asia

25 Aug 15, 01:08:00

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Gay men tell UN Security Council of being Islamic State targets
Channel News Asia
Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas watched in fear as the al Qaeda-linked group Nusra Front took over his home town of Idlib and began torturing and executing men suspected of being gay. Then, with the rise of Islamic State, came videos of gay men being hurled ...
Islamic State has executed at least 30 gay people, UN meeting toldMashable

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Referendum transforms gay Ireland despite delay on first weddings - Channel News Asia

25 Aug 15, 01:08:00

Referendum transforms gay Ireland despite delay on first weddings
Channel News Asia
DUBLIN: Ireland's "Yes" vote in May's referendum on same-sex marriage and the months of national debate that accompanied it is having a profound effect on the country's gay community even though a legal challenge has delayed the first weddings.

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Jailing of gay men in Senegal poses setback to HIV fight in Africa - Channel News Asia

26 Aug 15, 02:08:00

Jailing of gay men in Senegal poses setback to HIV fight in Africa
Channel News Asia
DAKAR: It took less than a minute for a panel of judges in Senegal to sentence seven men to six months in prison for homosexuality last week, but campaigners say the harm to the African nation's anti-HIV efforts could last much longer. Senegal, a ...

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Few gay, bisexual teen males being tested for HIV - Channel News Asia

26 Aug 15, 08:08:00

Few gay, bisexual teen males being tested for HIV
Channel News Asia
(Reuters Health) - Only about one in five teenage gay and bisexual males in a new study said they'd ever been tested for HIV, despite their increased risk of infection. And almost half the teens didn't know where they could go to be tested for HIV, the ...

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China: Gay student sues ministry over textbooks - BBC News

20 Aug 15, 12:08:40

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China: Gay student sues ministry over textbooks
BBC News
A university student is suing China's education ministry over academic textbooks that describe homosexuality as a "disorder", it's reported. Chen Qiuyan launched the legal action after she found the books in her university library, some of which ...
China: Student sues over textbooks that 'demonize' gays and lesbiansCNN

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Peter Le: Asian-American Gay Adult Content Producer Discusses His Heritage ... - The Beijinger (blog)

17 Aug 15, 11:08:36

Peter Le: Asian-American Gay Adult Content Producer Discusses His Heritage ...
The Beijinger (blog)
World-renowned Asian-American bodybuilder, international underwear model, gay adult film producer, adult entertainer, and personality Peter Le graces our fair city with his presence on an annual basis, so we decided to talk to him to find out just how ...

Video appears to show man with both hands up before being shot, killed by police - Mashable

01 Sep 15, 06:09:41

Mashable

Video appears to show man with both hands up before being shot, killed by police
Mashable
Video shot by a bystander in San Antonio, Texas, appears to show a suspect with hands raised before he is shot and killed by police. Image: Screenshot courtesy of KSAT. Headshot_2015_colindaileda_1. By Colin Daileda 5 hours ago. A 41-year-old man ...

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