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BBC Facing Backlash for Censoring Gay Kiss from Asia Broadcast of Doctor ... - Towleroad

31 Aug 14, 08:08:09

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BBC Facing Backlash for Censoring Gay Kiss from Asia Broadcast of Doctor ...
Towleroad
Thousands of fans missed out on the kiss between lizard-woman Madame Vastra and her human wife Jenny Flint, which the BBC says was cut to comply with broadcasting regulations in Asia. Local gay-rights groups called the edit "outrageous" and ...
BBC censors lesbian kiss from Doctor Who episode shown across AsiaGay Star News
Homophobia row as BBC cuts Doctor Who lesbian kiss scene with lizard woman ...Daily Mail

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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 easesGlobalPost

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

18 Aug 14, 04:08:03

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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Is PH the best place for gays in Southeast Asia? - Yahoo Philippines News

28 Aug 14, 05:08:04

Yahoo Philippines News

Is PH the best place for gays in Southeast Asia?
Yahoo Philippines News
Indonesia was meanwhile among the worst places in the world to be gay or lesbian, with only 2 percent of respondents saying they live in a place that welcomes those from the LGBT community. In Malaysia, the number was also at a dismal 10 percent.

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In a society driven by conformity Japan's gay, lesbian and transgender ... - ABC Online

02 Sep 14, 05:09:14

ABC Online

In a society driven by conformity Japan's gay, lesbian and transgender ...
ABC Online
EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: In Japan, gay, lesbian and transgender communities are only just starting to emerge from the shadows. Gay marriage is banned and same-sex couples have no legal rights. But a brave few are fighting a very public battle for ...

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.

Cooper Gay launches marine unit as Latitude Brokers - Inside FAC (subscription)

01 Sep 14, 09:09:24

Cooper Gay launches marine unit as Latitude Brokers
Inside FAC (subscription)
Latitude Brokers, previously the marine division of Cooper Gay Asia, has launched as a separate entity in Hong Kong. Following the company's regulatory approval in July 2014 by the Hong Kong Confederation of Insurance Brokers, the newly incorporated ...
Latitude launches after out-of-court settlementPost Online

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Lim Siong Guan: Superman, Yoda, change crusader - The Straits Times

02 Sep 14, 03:09:13

Lim Siong Guan: Superman, Yoda, change crusader
The Straits Times
His yearly tour of GIC overseas offices since 2007 - four days around the world: Singapore, San Francisco, New York, London, Singapore; and another four days around Asia: Singapore, Mumbai, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore - is the stuff of ...

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2016ers jockey even before congressional elections - The Columbian

01 Sep 14, 08:09:22

2016ers jockey even before congressional elections
The Columbian
Perry heads to Iowa in early September shortly before a weeklong economic tour across Asia. He'll turn his attention to helping Republican governors win reelection when he returns. The Texas governor will launch a European tour in October. • OTHER ...

Craig's stand makes Bays a gripping watch - New Zealand Herald

01 Sep 14, 05:09:46

Craig's stand makes Bays a gripping watch
New Zealand Herald
... in the south. Past Census information showed nearly half of its residents were born overseas, with many from Britain, Ireland and Northeast Asia. ... Those included sale of land to foreigners, gay marriage and the so-called anti-smacking ...

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