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Ellen's show in Asia; OutGames' campaign; 2018 Gay Games - Windy City Times

21 Oct 14, 06:10:22

Ellen's show in Asia; OutGames' campaign; 2018 Gay Games
Windy City Times
The daytime talk show Ellen will take to the airwaves in southeast Asia on Lifetime Asia in same-day telecasts as episodes in the United States, according to Variety. The Ellen DeGeneres Show will premiere weekdays on Lifetime at 8 p.m. Hong Kong and ...

Thousands March For Gay Rights in Taiwan - Outlook

25 Oct 14, 11:10:11

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Thousands March For Gay Rights in Taiwan
Outlook
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei today for Asia's largest gay rights parade, with many urging parliament to push through a controversial bill recognising same-sex marriage. Supporters from Taiwan and abroad waved placards ...
Thousands march in Taipei's gay pride paradeFocus Taiwan News Channel
Tens of thousands march for gay rights in TaiwanThe Rakyat Post

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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 ...

A Taiwan maxi-marcia per diritti gay - ANSA.it

25 Oct 14, 01:10:53

ANSA.it

A Taiwan maxi-marcia per diritti gay
ANSA.it
Decine di migliaia di persone hanno marciato oggi a Taipei, nel piĆ¹ grande evento gay mai visto in Asia, per chiedere al parlamento taiwanese l'approvazione di un controverso disegno di legge sui matrimoni gay. Alla sfilata, che ha segnato anche la ...

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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's mayor champions gay marriageLGBT Weekly
Wall Street Journal (blog) -The Korea Herald
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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.

More support for gay and transgender communities needed in Thailand - Asian Correspondent

25 Oct 14, 09:10:17

Asian Correspondent

More support for gay and transgender communities needed in Thailand
Asian Correspondent
Thailand has made strides in the fight against HIV, but must do more to directly prevent HIV transmission among men who have sex with men, transgender people, and sex workers. Midnight Poonkasetwattana, Executive Director of the Asia Pacific Coalition ...

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
100 lashes for extramarital and gay sex in AcehSBS
Indonesia province to punish gay sex by caningDeccan Chronicle

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Shari'a Law Is Threatening LGBT Rights Across Muslim-Majority Southeast Asia - TIME

25 Sep 14, 05:09:32

TIME

Shari'a Law Is Threatening LGBT Rights Across Muslim-Majority Southeast Asia
TIME
Protesters raise placards during a prote Protesters raise placards during a protest outside a mosque in Shah Alam, near Kuala Lumpur, on Nov. 4, 2011. The demonstration was to urge the government to give recognition to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...
Malaysia urged to stop transgender arrestsAljazeera.com

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Photographer captures the lost legacy of Justo Justo's Filipino Home of the ... - The Independent

24 Oct 14, 11:10:24

The Independent

Photographer captures the lost legacy of Justo Justo's Filipino Home of the ...
The Independent
While the Philippines, as a Catholic and relatively matriarchal society compared to many neighbouring East Asian states, is relatively progressive in its attitude towards the gay community, it is by no means free of prejudice. Busa tells me that it is ...