Some Asian Governments Claim LGBTQ Culture Is a Western Invention: Here’s Why That’s Garbage
From androgynous priests in Malaysia, to cross-dressing mediums in Vietnam, Asia has a proud tradition of gender-defying ritualism stretching back thousands of years.
A Peek Into What It’s Like To Be Queer In Brunei
Emerging director Atikah's work 'The Visible' gives Bruneian queer women a platform in a country where homosexuality is illegal.
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Brunei Won't Enforce the Death Penalty for Homosexuality Following Global Backlash
Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has announced that Brunei will not execute people for being gay, despite the controversial anti-LGBTQ laws that were rolled out last month.
The Complicated Politics of Boycotting Brunei
After the Sultan of Brunei announced the introduction of Sharia Law this week, the international community has reacted by calling for boycotting his hotels. But is that the most useful way to call for change?
Being Gay in Brunei Is Punishable By Death, Starting Today
Despite global outcry and calls for boycotts, Sultan Hassanal Bolki has shown no sign of reversing the draconian law.
Brunei’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Introduces Stoning and Whipping
The law is set to take effect next week.