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Indonesia's Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sex - Channel News Asia

20 Sep 14, 05:09:38

Channel News Asia

Indonesia's Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sex
Channel News Asia
BANDA ACEH: Gay sex could be punishable by 100 lashes of the cane in Indonesia's staunchly conservative Aceh province if parliament passes a draft law that critics say violates basic human rights. Aceh is the only part of the world's biggest Muslim ...
Indonesian Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sexHurriyet Daily News
Aceh proposes 100 lashes for gay sexBangkok Post

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

31 Aug 14, 08:08:09

Gay Star News

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
BBC cuts Doctor Who lesbian kiss from Asian broadcastsRadio Times

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'Gay people can be identified with blood test for degeneratism,' claims ... - The Independent

15 Sep 14, 06:09:40

The Independent

'Gay people can be identified with blood test for degeneratism,' claims ...
The Independent
Mr Babamuratov said there were around 14 gay clubs and bars in the largest city, Almaty, calling it “the gay capital of Central Asia“, and expressing his outrage at the fact that "open discussion of the issues related to LGBT community is treated by ...
Activists press Kazakh leaders to adopt anti-gay 'propaganda' lawsLGBT Weekly
Kazakhstan moves to ban “gay propaganda”, claims blood test for “degeneratism”Star Observer
Kazakhstan Politician Wants Blood Test for Gay 'Degenerates'EDGEOnTheNet

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Same-sex marriage would make Taiwan a leader in Asia: judge - WantChinaTimes

20 Sep 14, 06:09:27

WantChinaTimes

Same-sex marriage would make Taiwan a leader in Asia: judge
WantChinaTimes
Albie Sachs, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, said Friday that Taiwan would set itself apart from other countries and become a leader in openness if it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. It is ...

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Gay rights storm in Beijing as senior British diplomat marries boyfriend at ... - The Independent

10 Sep 14, 05:09:16

The Independent

Gay rights storm in Beijing as senior British diplomat marries boyfriend at ...
The Independent
The Beijing garden is British sovereign territory, and the wedding of Mr Davidson to Scott Chang, 33, is legally binding following the introduction in June of new rules allowing UK nationals in same-sex relationships to marry at British consulates in ...
British diplomat's gay marriage draws attention in ChinaTelegraph.co.uk
Same-sex wedding for British diplomat in ChinaBangkok Post

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Book Review: Gaysia – Adventures in the Queer East by Benjamin Law - The Gay UK

20 Sep 14, 03:09:07

The Gay UK

Book Review: Gaysia – Adventures in the Queer East by Benjamin Law
The Gay UK
Emotive subjects such as: the lack of civil rights, the lack of access to HIV medications and gay cures all gave a negative impression of being gay in Asia. But this is a real and honest account of what being gay in Asia means, and was usually told to ...

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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Views differ on anti-gay sex law at NUS forum - AsiaOne

19 Sep 14, 10:09:38

AsiaOne

Views differ on anti-gay sex law at NUS forum
AsiaOne
The subject of universal human rights took a local turn at a university forum on Tuesday night, with two top lawyers disagreeing over whether an anti-gay sex law should be done away with. National University of Singapore (NUS) law don Walter Woon said ...

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Cities in Israel Boast Distinct Culture, From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem - Newsmax.com

20 Sep 14, 01:09:04

Cities in Israel Boast Distinct Culture, From Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
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“The other Tel Aviv groups are made up mostly of foreign workers from Asia and refugees and migrants workers from Africa," the site says. "While Tel Aviv also hosts three religions, same as in Jerusalem, there is nothing holy about it, and in spite of ...

Thai LGBT people encounter great stigma, discrimination says UNDP-US report - LGBT Weekly

19 Sep 14, 10:09:33

Thai LGBT people encounter great stigma, discrimination says UNDP-US report
LGBT Weekly
BANGKOK — The Thai LGBT community encounters great social stigma and limited job opportunities despite the country's tourism authority actively promoting Thailand as a gay-friendly tourist destination, says a recent international report. According to ...