Hong Kong Chief Executive Lam Not Thrilled by Gay Games

Hong Kong’s new Chief Executive Carrie Lam is usually full of sweet-sounding words and photo op smiles. But her composure was rattled and her inner prejudices revealed at an informal briefing given to diplomats...

Taiwan’s LGBT Film Festival Underway This Week

Taiwan, which has become Asia’s most liberal territory for Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender rights, is readying for its second Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (TIQFF) beginning on Oct. 23. The festival, a month-long event which is spread across Tai...
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Tokyo Districts Give Boost to Same-Sex Marriage

Two Tokyo wards are considering a plan to issue same-sex “partnership certificates,” putting the spotlight on the status of same-sex marriage in Japan. Trendy Shibuya Ward got the ball rolling in early Februar...
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India Anti-Gay Ruling’s Hypocrisy

India’s Supreme Court overturning a historic lower-court decision on homosexuality, making gay sex a crime in the world’s most populous democracy, has generated fury, disgust and disbelief among the lesbian, gr...