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5 Reasons Gay Couples Should Travel to Asia - Huffington Post

26 Jan 16, 05:01:27

Huffington Post

5 Reasons Gay Couples Should Travel to Asia
Huffington Post
We are Stefan and Sebastien, gay couple travelling the world and owners of the Nomadic Boys travel blog. We spent 18 months traveling in Asia last year and absolutely loved it. Although most Asian countries don't have the best reputation when it comes ...

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India Supreme Court reopens case on decriminalising gay sex - BBC News

02 Feb 16, 10:02:50

BBC News

India Supreme Court reopens case on decriminalising gay sex
BBC News
India's Supreme Court has agreed to revisit a previous judgement that upheld a law criminalising gay sex. Three senior judges said the 2013 ruling would be re-examined by a larger bench of judges, in a move that has been welcomed by activists. The ...
India's top court will review law criminalizing gay sexAsia Times
LGBT Indians dare to hope as Supreme Court rules on anti-gay lawCNN
India's top court to review ban on gay sexAsiaOne
Sioux City Journal -Channel News Asia
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Indian film about gay man held up as court debates 'social evil' - Los Angeles Times

30 Jan 16, 11:01:17

Los Angeles Times

Indian film about gay man held up as court debates 'social evil'
Los Angeles Times
It was a thorny topic for a debut feature film in India: the struggles of a gay man, with a cameo by a real-life gay prince, in a country where same-sex relations are outlawed. Yet when India's notoriously picky censor board approved the independent ...

The gay couple fighting for the right to marry in China - CNN

28 Jan 16, 04:01:48

CNN

The gay couple fighting for the right to marry in China
CNN
Sun and Hu became the first gay couple in China legally fighting for the right to marry. The court hearing had been scheduled for Thursday but on Tuesday they were notified it would be delayed. Friends and supporters had already made the journey to ...
Couple's Lawsuit Is First Test for Same-Sex Marriage in ChinaNew York Times

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Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men - New York Times

06 Feb 16, 11:02:52

New York Times

Wanted in China: More Male Teachers, to Make Boys Men
New York Times
Even on campus, the students are mocked for their career choice, Mr. Jiang said, and some are stereotyped as gay or effeminate. Mr. Lin, in his classroom in Fuzhou, said he felt a responsibility to teach his students β€œto be brave.” In his history ...

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India's gays and lesbians see a flicker of freedom - Asia Times

06 Feb 16, 10:02:41

Asia Times

India's gays and lesbians see a flicker of freedom
Asia Times
This battle against Section 377 has been a long and weary one for gay activists. They have been saying again and again that sexual preference is a matter of personal choice, and attraction between members of the same sex does not make it unnatural or, ...
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of February 5, 2016Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

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New book says Communist China's first premier was probably gay - The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

03 Feb 16, 03:02:38

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

New book says Communist China's first premier was probably gay
The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
BEIJING – A book to be published in Hong Kong in the new year says Zhou Enlai, Communist China's much-respected first premier, was probably gay despite his long marriage, and had once been in love with a male schoolmate two years his junior.

Wendell Rodricks to judge South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival poster design contest - Gay Star News

05 Feb 16, 11:02:37

Gay Star News

Wendell Rodricks to judge South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival poster design contest
Gay Star News
Prominent and openly gay Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks will be the judge for the poster design contest for KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival, the organizers announced yesterday.

Lawrence Osborne interview: how the novelist became the new Graham Greene - The Guardian

07 Feb 16, 12:02:00

The Guardian

Lawrence Osborne interview: how the novelist became the new Graham Greene
The Guardian
This tone, a kind of angry bafflement at the way many western writers approach foreign cultures, especially in Asia, is one of the engines of his fiction. ... It turned out to be a raving gay left-wing priest, who had become famous during the Algerian ...

In countries where gay sex is taboo, Grindr and other apps open a (sometimes perilous) window - Los Angeles Times

16 Jan 16, 08:01:47

Los Angeles Times

In countries where gay sex is taboo, Grindr and other apps open a (sometimes perilous) window
Los Angeles Times
Despite a national law banning same-sex intercourse, tens of thousands of gay Indians use Grindr for social networking, dating and, yes, sex. As in many other Asian countries where homosexuality is outlawed or taboo, Grindr and similar apps have opened ...

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