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If Gay Marriage Is So Great, Why Is It Shunned In East Asia? - Forbes

12 Apr 15, 07:04:50

Forbes

If Gay Marriage Is So Great, Why Is It Shunned In East Asia?
Forbes
Since the Netherlands became the world's first nation to recognize same-sex marriage in 2001, the concept has spread rapidly. If Wikipedia is to be believed, at last count 16 national jurisdictions had followed suit. So had 36 U.S. states. The concept ...

Asia LGBT Milestone Awards winners named - Gay Star News

16 Apr 15, 03:04:18

Gay Star News

Asia LGBT Milestone Awards winners named
Gay Star News
Role Model of The Year went to Taiwan's Vincent Huang, who launched the controversial 'hand-job angels' progam, which offers free hand-jobs for physically disabled gay men. Taiwan's queen of pop, Jolin Tsai, was named Icon of The Year. In her latest ...

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AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup - Rapid City Journal

19 Apr 15, 10:04:21

Rapid City Journal

AP Exclusive: Chinese activist more determined after lockup
Rapid City Journal
She found her tribe in college where she joined other activists working on HIV, gender equality and gay and lesbian issues. With her at the helm, the activists began staging tongue-in-cheek, media-friendly public protests, which she called performance art.

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Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN - Daily Mail

09 Apr 15, 12:04:18

Asia's LGBT people migrate to escape violence at home - TRFN
Daily Mail
Across Asia, which is largely patriarchal and conservative, the violence lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people face is often from their own families, who beat them to make them conform and maintain the social balance, experts say.

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11 companies making waves for LGBTIs in Asia - Gay Star News

10 Apr 15, 01:04:08

Gay Star News

11 companies making waves for LGBTIs in Asia
Gay Star News
They sponsor pride parades and festivals, try to support their gay and trans staff, and even change hearts and minds. Here are the 11 organizations shortlisted for the second Asia LGBT Milestone Awards (ALMAs). 100 judges are now choosing the final ...
The second Asia LGBT Milestone AwardsTime Out Hong Kong

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5 ways to adore Asia from the air - Gay Star News

23 Mar 15, 02:03:28

Gay Star News

5 ways to adore Asia from the air
Gay Star News
Once you've scoured the markets in Asia, floated in its warm, salty seas and traipsed through its ancient ruins, you'll no doubt be looking for a more…elevated experience. For something you won't readily find on social feeds, why not consider hitting ...

Guam attorney general orders territory to allow gay marriage - Uniontown Herald Standard

15 Apr 15, 05:04:46

Uniontown Herald Standard

Guam attorney general orders territory to allow gay marriage
Uniontown Herald Standard
FILE - Loretta M. Pangelinan, left, and Kathleen M. Aguero, right, both 28, pose prior to applying for a marriage license at the Office of Vital Statistics in the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services in this April 8, 2015 file photo ...
Guam to process gay marriage license applicationsWatertown Public Opinion
Guam attorney general orders gay marriage to move forwardMuscatine Journal

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Will Pope Francis Break the Church? - The Atlantic

19 Apr 15, 12:04:10

The Atlantic

Will Pope Francis Break the Church?
The Atlantic
in response to a reporter's question about gay priests—many conservative Catholics have argued that the press is seeing what it wants to see in the new pontiff. Taking his comments and gestures out of context, ..... These projects are natural ...

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Indonesia Anti-Gay Fatwa Ignites Debates - Onislam.net

30 Mar 15, 06:03:49

Onislam.net

Indonesia Anti-Gay Fatwa Ignites Debates
Onislam.net
This months' fatwa has raised the concerns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, or LGBT, community in Indonesia. “I didn't have courage to be myself,” Hartoyo, who realized he was attracted to men when he was a fourth-grader in elementary ...

Checking Charlie Hebdo's Privilege - New York Times

18 Apr 15, 06:04:07

New York Times

Checking Charlie Hebdo's Privilege
New York Times
Christianity is both a historically privileged faith (from the perspective of the West) and arguably the planet's most persecuted religion (from the perspective of Africa or Asia). The gay rights movement has gained extraordinary influence (especially ...

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