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Asia Pacific|For Asia's Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon - New York Times

29 Oct 14, 11:10:15

New York Times

Asia Pacific|For Asia's Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon
New York Times
When it comes to gay rights in Asia, Taiwan is a world apart. Openly gay and lesbian soldiers can serve in the military, and the Ministry of Education requires textbooks to promote tolerance for gays and lesbians. In recent years, legislators here have ...

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'Asia's largest gay site' shut down for 'spreading obscenity' - Gay Star News

14 Nov 14, 11:11:16

Gay Star News

'Asia's largest gay site' shut down for 'spreading obscenity'
Gay Star News
Taiwanese police have seized a website that billed itself as 'Asia's largest gay lifestyle information network' for 'distributing obscene material.' Taipei City Police Department said it shut down Gayway on Tuesday (9 November) after receiving reports ...
Taiwan: Police shut down gay lifestyle website for 'distributing obscene material'PinkNews

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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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Ellen's show in Asia; OutGames' campaign; 2018 Gay Games - Windy City Times

12 Nov 14, 11:11:53

Ellen's show in Asia; OutGames' campaign; 2018 Gay Games
Windy City Times
The daytime talk show Ellen will take to the airwaves in southeast Asia on Lifetime Asia in same-day telecasts as episodes in the United States, according to Variety. The Ellen DeGeneres Show will premiere weekdays on Lifetime at 8 p.m. Hong Kong and ...

Hong Kong launches Asia's first gay workplace inclusion index - Gay Star News

12 Nov 14, 10:11:22

Gay Star News

Hong Kong launches Asia's first gay workplace inclusion index
Gay Star News
Asia's first LGBTI workplace inclusion index was launched today at a diversity conference in Hong Kong. Community Business, a not-profit focusing on corporate responsibility, invited companies operating in the city to make submissions for the index ...

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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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UN Human Rights Experts Urge Kyrgyz Parliament to Withdraw Anti-Gay Bill - Sputnik International

26 Nov 14, 09:11:45

UN Human Rights Experts Urge Kyrgyz Parliament to Withdraw Anti-Gay Bill
Sputnik International
The United Nations (UN) human rights experts have called on the Kyrgyzstan authorities to withdraw the bill, which targets everyone accountable for "creating a positive attitude toward non-traditional sexual relations, using the media or information ...

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Indian man arrested in Bangalore for being gay - BBC News

29 Oct 14, 04:10:46

BBC News

Indian man arrested in Bangalore for being gay
BBC News
A man has been arrested in Bangalore after his wife realised one year into their marriage that he was gay and having relationships with men. The identities of the Bangalore couple involved have not been made public. Senior police officials describe the ...

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Activists condemn Singapore court gay ruling - BBC News

30 Oct 14, 08:10:04

BBC News

Activists condemn Singapore court gay ruling
BBC News
Human rights groups have condemned a Singapore court's decision that a law banning gay sex is constitutional. The Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected two legal challenges arguing that the law, Section 377A, infringes on gay citizens' rights.
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Thousands march for gay pride in Hong Kong despite rain - The Straits Times

08 Nov 14, 10:11:26

The Straits Times

Thousands march for gay pride in Hong Kong despite rain
The Straits Times
HONG KONG (AFP) - Thousands of people marched through Hong Kong for the city's gay pride parade on Saturday, some of them wrapped in rainbow flags or dressed in drag. The mood was festive despite the rain as the colourful procession made its way ...
Bankers march for a cause (no, not bigger bonuses)FinanceAsia

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