Tag: LGBTQ Issue

April 14, 2019

Australian Sports Star Faces Dismis...

Israel Folau is one of Australian rugby’s most highly paid and talented players, but he is also its most controversial. The star fullback is facing dismissal following an Instagram post in which he said “hell awaits” gay people, as well as drunks, fornicators and atheists

March 16, 2019

Rainbow Rage: Kyrgyz Rail Against L...

The peaceful march by some 400 people in central Bishkek on Women’s Day on March 8 promoting women’s rights and “equality for all” was fiercely criticized by socially conservative lawmakers in the predominantly Muslim country

March 6, 2019

Drugged And Attacked: A Kyrgyz Tran...

A Kyrgyz woman has described how she was drugged and attacked by a group of men after their discovered she was transgender. The first sex-reassigment surgery was performed in Kyrgystan in 2014, and Kyrgyz citizens can now change their legal gender, provided they have undergone surgery

February 15, 2019

Thai Transgender Candidate Runs for...

As Pinit Ngarmpring, he was a CEO and sports promoter, well known in the world of Thai soccer. Now, under her preferred new name of Pauline Ngarmpring, she’s pursuing a bid to become the country’s first transgender prime minister

January 30, 2019

Myanmar LGBT Pride Out in Force, Bu...

This past weekend, pride week kicked off in full force in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon

January 12, 2019

The Right Step: Twitter Abuzz

Grand old party of India Indian National Congress (INC) recently appointed transgender, former journalist and an activist Apsara Reddy as a national general secretary of it’s women’s wing

January 5, 2019

Despite Fatwa, Transgender People i...

Nevertheless, the general public still harasses and abuses them, and families often shun them. Discrimination in the workplace has forced some into prostitution and others to kill themselves

December 5, 2018

Thai Gay Marriage

In Thailand, same-sex partnership laws remain limited but are changing as the government considers the proposed Life Partnership Bill, which would guarantee gay couples many rights similar to traditional marriages

November 25, 2018

Taiwanese Reject Legalizing Same-Se...

Ruling party lawmakers backed by President Tsai Ing-wen had proposed legalizing same-sex marriage in late 2016, but put their ideas aside to await the court hearing

November 24, 2018

Change Brings New Path to Legal Par...

Adoptions, however, can cost thousands of dollars and take months. And many couples choose not to because they view it as invasive and offensive that they would have to adopt their own child

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