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Our gay Bangkok: Maeve Nolan on Asia's most exotic city - Gay Star News

25 Feb 15, 03:02:43

Our gay Bangkok: Maeve Nolan on Asia's most exotic city
Gay Star News
I've lived here since… 2011. I stayed because I love the tropical climate, and for my job as General Manager of Asia tour operators Backyard Travel. For culture, you can't miss… the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Then Wat Pho, a ...

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District in Tokyo Plans to Extend Rights of Gay Couples - New York Times

12 Feb 15, 11:02:23

South China Morning Post (subscription)

District in Tokyo Plans to Extend Rights of Gay Couples
New York Times
TOKYO — A district in Tokyo plans to give same-sex couples the same legal rights as married opposite-sex spouses, becoming the first local government in Japan to do so at a time when gay marriage is a hot-button issue in many countries. On Thursday ...
Gay couples recognised for first time in Japan as ward issues 'partnership ...South China Morning Post (subscription)

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North Carolina Senate passes opt-out measure for officials opposed to gay ... - Channel News Asia

25 Feb 15, 11:02:12

Channel News Asia

North Carolina Senate passes opt-out measure for officials opposed to gay ...
Channel News Asia
The North Carolina state Senate voted on Wednesday to allow government officials to refuse to marry same-sex couples without fear of being fired, adding a new twist to the gay marriage debate in a region where such unions have faced strong opposition.

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A marriage made in California for gay contest winners in China - Channel News Asia

12 Feb 15, 11:02:21

Channel News Asia

A marriage made in California for gay contest winners in China
Channel News Asia
Social pressures usually ensure few people are openly gay in China, although there is a thriving gay scene in bigger cities. Alibaba worked with four lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups to shortlist 20 couples from more than 400 ...
Chinese gay couples win contest to marry in Californiai24news

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Preventative treatment dramatically reduces HIV risk in gay men - Channel News Asia

24 Feb 15, 08:02:25

Channel News Asia

Preventative treatment dramatically reduces HIV risk in gay men
Channel News Asia
LONDON: Gay men at high risk of HIV who took a daily dose of a Gilead AIDS drug as a preventative measure cut their risk of infection by 86 percent, according to results of a British trial released on Tuesday. Researchers who conducted the trial of so ...

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200 Asia-Pacific LGBTI advocates, rights experts in Bangkok for landmark meeting - Gay Star News

28 Feb 15, 03:02:10

Gay Star News

200 Asia-Pacific LGBTI advocates, rights experts in Bangkok for landmark meeting
Gay Star News
Some 200 participants from over 30 countries gathered for the three-day Regional Dialogue on LGBTI Human Rights and Health in Asia-Pacific at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok that concluded yesterday. Speakers included Oyungerel ...
Raj In BangkokFiji Sun Online

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Gay Catholic group gets VIP treatment at Vatican for first time - AsiaOne

18 Feb 15, 02:02:26

AsiaOne

Gay Catholic group gets VIP treatment at Vatican for first time
AsiaOne
VATICAN CITY - A prominent American Catholic gay rights group was given VIP treatment for the first time at an audience with Pope Francis on Wednesday, a move members saw as a sign of change in the Roman Catholic Church. "This is a sign of movement ...

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Catholic school quits parade over gay marchers - AsiaOne

28 Feb 15, 11:02:07

AsiaOne

Catholic school quits parade over gay marchers
AsiaOne
BOSTON - A Roman Catholic grammar school located near Boston has pulled out of the city's St. Patrick's Day parade in protest over organizers' decision to allow a gay veterans' group to march in next month's event. The Immaculate Heart of Mary School, ...

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Lesbian kiss on South Korean TV drama creates controversy - MSNBC

27 Feb 15, 07:02:25

Gay Star News

Lesbian kiss on South Korean TV drama creates controversy
MSNBC
A kiss between two high school girls on a popular TV drama in South Korea is drawing criticism in the Asian country, where conservative roots are quickly shifting and modernizing to include more civil liberties. The scene ... Few public figures are ...
Korea TV airs first lesbian kiss, and it's epicGay Star News
TV lesbian kiss sparks S. Korea debateBangkok Post

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US to appoint gay rights envoy: official - Channel News Asia

06 Feb 15, 10:02:50

Channel News Asia

US to appoint gay rights envoy: official
Channel News Asia
WASHINGTON: The United States will appoint an openly gay official as a special envoy to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people overseas, the US State Department said on Friday (Feb 6). State Department spokeswoman Marie ...

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