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Singapore Voids Marriage after Husband's Sex Change
Singapore maintains legislation dating back to British colonial rule making sex between men a criminal act although it does not actively enforce the law.
2017/05/31 | Kirsten Han
Pink Dot, Speakers' Corner and the Death of Singapore's Only Space for Dissent
The Singapore government is barring foreigners from assembling at Hong Lim Park in support of LGBT rights.
Breaking: Taiwan Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage
Gay rights supporters in Taiwan are celebrating today after the Constitutional Court said banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
2017/05/22 | Phelim Kine
OPINION: Indonesia, Please Stop Public Flogging of Gay Men
The president should denounce punishment of 85 lashes for ‘sodomy’ in Aceh, writes Phelim Kine.
2017/05/10 | Phil Robertson
OPINION: New President Must Tackle Rights Across Korean Peninsula and the Region
The new South Korean government should tell Beijing that returning North Koreans back into the clutches of Pyongyang is unacceptable because it condemns those refugees to certain torture, imprisonment and in some cases, death, argues Phil Robertson.
2017/03/15 | Kirsten Han
Why Disney's 'Gay Moment' is Causing Hysteria in Singapore
The church's lack of acceptance has a very real impact on the mental health of LGBT people, writes Kirsten Han in Singapore.
2017/02/20 | ZiQing Low
Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Supporters and Opponents Agree to Talks
LGBT rights activists worry that amendments to the Civil Code will be further delayed despite the discussions.
2017/02/06 | Yasuo Takao
Will Same-Sex Partnerships in Japan Go National?
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.
2017/01/28 | Jeffrey Hutton
In Indonesia, Change Doesn’t Start at Home
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.
2016/12/10 | M. Bob Kao
Tsai's Betrayal: Politics Dampens Hope for Marriage Equality in Taiwan
'Even if marriage equality were to be realized this time around, which appears increasingly unlikely, the LGBTQ community will not easily forget Tsai’s betrayal.'