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Chinese man wins 'gay conversion' case - Aljazeera.com

20 Dec 14, 03:12:29

Aljazeera.com

Chinese man wins 'gay conversion' case
Aljazeera.com
A Chinese psychological clinic has been ordered to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual, in what is believed to be China's first case involving so-called conversion therapy ...
Chinese Court Sides With Gay Man in 'Conversion' SuitNew York Times
Chinese court orders apology for gay cure scamAsiaOne
China orders payout in 'gay shock therapy' caseBBC News
Appeal-Democrat
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Ted Osius III Becomes Asia's First Openly Gay US Ambassador - International Business Times

11 Dec 14, 02:12:49

International Business Times

Ted Osius III Becomes Asia's First Openly Gay US Ambassador
International Business Times
Joined by Osius' family -- including his husband, Clayton Bond, who is also a Foreign Service officer, and the couple's 11-month-old son, Tabo -- Kerry reiterated the sentiment of what it means to have the first openly gay ambassador to serve in East Asia.
Ted Osius III becomes first openly gay U.S. ambassador to East AsiaLGBTQ Nation
Ted Osius, First Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador in East Asia, Sworn In: VIDEOTowleroad
Gay man sworn in as US ambassador to VietnamWashington Blade
Bayoubuzz -US Department of State (press release)
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First in East Asia, Taiwan parliament reviews gay marriage bill - Focus Taiwan News Channel

22 Dec 14, 04:12:36

Focus Taiwan News Channel

First in East Asia, Taiwan parliament reviews gay marriage bill
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, Dec. 22 (CNA) A proposed amendment to the Civil Code that aims to legalize same-sex marriage became a hot topic of debate at a committee in Taiwan's Legislature Monday, marking the first time that such a bill has ever been reviewed at the ...
Will Taiwan Become the First Country In East Asia To Legalize Same-Sex ...Towleroad

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Gay-dating app finds financial boost - AsiaOne

24 Nov 14, 01:11:28

AsiaOne

Gay-dating app finds financial boost
AsiaOne
A former policeman who founded a dating app for gay men said he wanted to liberate fellow homosexuals across the world after the app pulled in $30 million in third-round financing. Geng Le, founder of Blued, made the high-profile announcement after ...

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First in East Asia, Taiwan parliament reviews same-sex marriage bill - Focus Taiwan News Channel

22 Dec 14, 06:12:32

Focus Taiwan News Channel

First in East Asia, Taiwan parliament reviews same-sex marriage bill
Focus Taiwan News Channel
The proposed amendment, which would legalize same-sex marriage and allow married gay couples to adopt children, cleared a first reading in the Legislative Yuan last year, which means only that it was announced and then sent to the relevant committee ...

Being gay in China: Does the rainbow flag fly free? Are there gay rights in China? - CNN

26 Nov 14, 07:11:29

CNN

Being gay in China: Does the rainbow flag fly free? Are there gay rights in China?
CNN
Beijing (CNN) -- In this narrow Beijing hutong, the rainbow flag flies free. I'm in Two Cities Cafe, a popular meeting place for the local gay community. Here, I meet with some of the country's leading LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

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AP poll: Police killings of blacks voted top story of 2014 - KOIN.com

22 Dec 14, 11:12:56

AP poll: Police killings of blacks voted top story of 2014
KOIN.com
NEW YORK (AP) — The police killings of unarmed blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere — and the investigations and tumultuous protests they inspired — was the top news story of 2014, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S ...

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Chinese man wins compensation from clinic that gave him 'gay conversion ... - The Independent

20 Dec 14, 11:12:38

The Independent

Chinese man wins compensation from clinic that gave him 'gay conversion ...
The Independent
According to Mr Yang, the verdict will help gay rights advocates to urge clinics to stop offering the conversion treatments and encourage parents to stop pressurising their children to undergo therapy. He added: “Someone needs to step up because we ...

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Are ITF World Champions – Mondays with Bob ... - World Tennis Magazine

22 Dec 14, 01:12:53

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Are ITF World Champions – Mondays with Bob ...
World Tennis Magazine
When Japan's Kei Nishikori became the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam tournament singles final, losing the US Open title match to Cilic, is marked the first time since 2005 that a men's major final did not feature a member of the men's Fab Four ...

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Egypt puts 26 men on trial for homosexual activity - AsiaOne

22 Dec 14, 03:12:40

AsiaOne

Egypt puts 26 men on trial for homosexual activity
AsiaOne
CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Sunday tried 26 men for alleged debauchery after accusing them of homosexual activity at a Cairo public bathhouse in a case that sparked international condemnation. The handcuffed defendants, many of them crying, arrived in ...

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