Tag: LGBTQ Issue

June 12, 2019

Botswana De-Criminalized Homosexual...

Campaigners for same sex relationships in court in Gaborone, Botswana, where a judge decriminalized homosexuality.Some of the people who attended a court case in Gaborone, Botswana, where the court decriminalized same sex relationships.Happy campaiger

June 6, 2019

Transgender Russian Seeks Freedom I...

Francis Savinovskikh made headlines in Russia when the authorities took two foster children away, citing concerns that their upbringing was not “traditional.” At the time, Savinovskikh had the name Yulia and didn’t accept being a man. Savinovskikh fled to Spain to seek political asylum — and was recognized by the authorities there as a man

May 28, 2019

Hundreds of Same-Sex Couples Tie Th...

Marriage equality campaiganer Lu Hsin-chieh said that the law wasn’t exactly what they had campaigned for, but that it had been passed in order to comply with an interpretation of the constitution by Taiwan’s highest court two years earlier

May 17, 2019

Mass Weddings Planned as Taiwan OKs...

Opinion surveys in 2012 and 2015 found that slight majorities of Taiwanese support same-sex marriage, but local media outlet The News Lens and PollcracyLab found in a March 2018 survey that people held “malleable” views based on how the term “legalization” was framed

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

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