LGBTQ

LGBTQ

Tourism Minister Says There Are No Gay People in Malaysia

"I don't think we have anything like that in our country," Datuk Mohammaddin bin Ketapi told German reporters.
Alia Marsha
3.6.19
LGBTQ

Why Lilly Singh's Bisexuality Is a Huge Moment for the South Asian Community

The Canadian YouTube celebrity of Indian Punjabi origin came out on Twitter this week, and some LGBTQ folks are calling it a “game changer.”
Shreya Kalra
3.1.19
LGBTQ

The Fearless Group Fighting For A Safe Space For Trans Women in Indonesia

Mami Yuli's halfway home is small, but it's arguably the safest space for Indonesia's elderly trans women.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
3.1.19
Opinion

As a Gay Man, I Questioned Jussie Smollett's Attack and My Friends Turned on Me

Tim Chan sought expert advice on how to create a safe space for open conversation and still stand up for the LGBTQIA community.
Tim Chan
2.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why Blocking Gay Muslim Comics on Instagram Is Pointless

An Instagram account in Indonesia raised LGBTQ issues, pissing off the government. The good news is blocking these accounts does not mean they won’t pop right back up.
Adi Renaldi
2.22.19
LGBTQ

The Elderly Gay Filipinos Who Perform in Drag to Survive

For Manila's Golden Gays, drag is both a means of survival and a glimmer of hope.
Justin Heifetz​​
2.20.19
LGBTQ

Life as a Member of India's Third Gender Is a Blessing and a Curse

We spoke to filmmaker Tabs Breese, who spent three years with the hijra community in India to learn more about why living as a member of the country's officially recognized third gender is a unique—and uniquely difficult—experience.
Lucy Draper
2.19.19
LGBTQ

Meet the Launda Dancers

Every year, gay and trans men from northern Bengal make their way to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar for one of the oldest traditions in the country. Not all come back. And those who do, are never really the same again.
Diwash Gahatraj
2.19.19
Into The K-Pop World

The Complexity – and Fun – of Being a Queer, Femme K-Pop Fan

Despite there being only one openly gay idol, many LGBTQ+ people find solace and joy in an industry that's notoriously conservative.
Biju Belinky
2.11.19
LGBTQ

The Canadian YouTuber Headed for the World’s Largest Trans Beauty Pageant

After being “100 percent transparent” about her transition on YouTube, Julie Vu is taking her trans advocacy to Thailand.
Mica Lemiski
2.6.19
LGBTQ

Hong Kong Court Refuses to Recognize Transgender Men on National Identity Cards

In Hong Kong, transgender people are required to undergo a sex reassignment surgery before they can change the gender marker on their ID.
Kari Lindberg
2.4.19
LGBTQ

The Controversial Chinese Gay Erotic Novel You Can Finally Read in English

In 1998, an anonymous writer began publishing installments of a gay erotic novel online—perhaps the first one ever published in China.
Hugh Ryan
2.2.19
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