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Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Adultery and gay sex in Brunei will be subject to death by stoning from next week, under a strict Sharia law that has been on hold for four years amid heavy criticism.

Cupid takes aim: gay couples file Valentine's cases to wed in Japan

In Japan, 13 same-sex couples will go to court on Valentine’s Day calling for the right to marry, in a bid to become the first Asian country to allow gay marriage.

Police raid Saigon salon, catch men in orgy

Police in HCMC raided a barber shop Thursday afternoon and said they found nearly 20 Vietnamese and foreign men indulging in group sex.
December 14, 2018 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Hanoi jails German man for sex with minor boy

A Vietnamese-German habitual offender will be jailed for two years for having sex with a 15-year-old boy in Hanoi.
December 01, 2018 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Two Malaysian women caned under Islamic law for lesbian sex

Two Malaysian women were caned Monday for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, sparking outrage from activists.
September 04, 2018 | 08:21 am GMT+7

LGBT groups banned from organizing around the world, says report

Just 56 percent of the world’s countries allow LGBT groups to organize without the threat of arrest or state harassment.
August 07, 2018 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Rainbow flags and high heels: S. Korea holds debut drag parade

Same-sex marriage is not recognized in South Korea and people cannot legally change their birth gender.
May 27, 2018 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

Australia MP proposes to gay partner in parliament

'So there is only one thing left to do: Ryan Patrick Bolger will you marry me?'
December 04, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Disney Channel to air first gay storyline

'With more and more young people coming out as LGBTQ, 'Andi Mack' is reflecting the lives and lived experiences of so many LGBTQ youth.'
October 27, 2017 | 09:45 am GMT+7

Trump signs memo banning transgender troops

Trump has said he did the Pentagon a 'great favor' by banning transgender troops.
August 26, 2017 | 08:25 am GMT+7

For Chinese gays, 'coming out' is a family affair

When Piao Chunmei's son told her he was gay, she reacted the way many Chinese parents do, sleepless and crying for days due to the lingering shame of same sex relationships in China.
June 29, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Indonesia police detain more than 140 men in raid on gay club

Indonesia has strict anti-pornography laws under which offenders can face up to 15 years imprisonment. 
May 22, 2017 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Travel sector zooms in on lucrative gay market

Gay tourists tend to spend more than most when away from home.
January 23, 2017 | 09:18 am GMT+7

Chinese student sues government over gay 'disorder' textbooks

A Chinese gay activist has taken the Ministry of Education to court over textbooks describing homosexuality as a mental disorder.
September 14, 2016 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Gay Pride prouder and louder after Orlando attacks

Tens of thousands of Europeans paid tribute in Gay Pride marches on Saturday to the 49 people massacred in a gay nightclub in Orlando last weekend in a defiantly festive atmosphere.
June 19, 2016 | 02:24 pm GMT+7
 
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