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Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Supporters and Opponents Agree to Talks

ZiQing Low

LGBT rights activists worry that amendments to the Civil Code will be further delayed despite the discussions.


Shout Out to LGBT in Taiwan: Let's Be Out and Visible

Jay Lin

'I eagerly anticipate the appearance of Taiwanese versions of Ellen deGeneres, Matthew Bonham, Anderson Cooper, Tim Cook, Ellen Page, Rachel Maddow, and so on.'


Indonesia Under Fire for ‘HIV-Free’ Scholarship

Edward White

An estimated 690,000 people were living with HIV in Indonesia in 2015, including 17,000 children.


Will Same-Sex Partnerships in Japan Go National?

Yasuo Takao

As levels of public acceptance toward homosexuality continue to increase in Japan, groups opposed to LGBT rights such as Nippon Kaigi, are likely to expand the scope of the debate. Party politics could be dragged into the patterns of morality politics.


In Indonesia, Change Doesn’t Start at Home

Jeffrey Hutton

Attitudes in Indonesia aren't terribly liberal to begin with. One survey has found that gay, lesbian and transgendered Indonesian were the most hated group in the country.


‘Sinister Collaboration’ between Islamists and Police over LGBT in Indonesia: HRW

Edward White

Police added insult to injury by temporarily detaining 600 people.


Gay Mom Asks China’s Congress to Allow IVF for Unmarried Women

Qian Jinghua

Advocates say allowing procreation outside of marriage could boost lagging fertility rate.


The Story Behind Gay Bob, the World's First Out-And-Proud Doll

Michael Waters

He debuted in the '70s, to both acclaim and outrage.


When You Are Old, Chinese, and Gay

Fan Yiying

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual retirees in China are seeking companionship and acceptance in old age, but some are finding it harder than others.


Behind the Criminalization of LGBT People in Indonesia

Hendri Yulius

Sensationalism and appeals to emotion are driving the campaign to outlaw homosexuality in Indonesia, writes Hendri Yulius.

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