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News

Indonesia Could Soon Criminalise Anal Sex and Cohabitation Outside of Marriage

Conservative groups have been trying to police these private matters since 2017 and Indonesia’s House of Representatives is now seriously considering legislation that would make this possible.
Rani Rahayu
9.3.19
LGBTQ

In Singapore, A Christian Group Aims to Help LGBTQ Individuals ‘Overcome’ Being Gay

True Love claims to be doing nothing more than supporting fellow Christians. But critics say their faint rainbow-coloured liberalism is just a way to cover their true, intolerant intentions.
Meera Navlakha
8.30.19
LGBTQ

Thailand Could Become the First Country in Southeast Asia to Allow Same-Sex Unions

A bill that would legalise same-sex unions is supported by lawmakers and many Thai citizens.
Meera Navlakha
8.28.19
LGBTQ

Seaport Terminals in The Philippines Will Soon Have 'All Gender' Bathrooms

The move comes after a series of incidents relating to gender discrimination in recent months.
Meera Navlakha
8.21.19
LGBTQ

The Philippine Government is Conducting an Online Poll on Same-Sex Unions

Is the Philippine House of Representatives considering legislating same-sex unions?
Lex Celera
5.22.19
LGBTQ

Is ‘New Malaysia’ Already Failing to Protect Its LGBTQ Community?

The election was supposed to usher in a new age of human rights. So then why is KL’s LGBTQ community fearful of raids and calls to remain hidden?
Skot Thayer
1.24.19
equality

How Sexual and Reproductive Rights are Essential to Achieving Gender Equality

We need to do something about these horrifying violations of inalienable human rights.
Sharon Shum
12.4.18
video

WATCH: New Zealand's Underground Vogue Scene

"Fucking up the patriarchy, one Caucasian space at a time."
VICE Staff
11.14.18
Philippines

Duterte Just Flip-Flopped on Gay Marriage Again

The Philippines president said he would totally back same-sex marriage.
Tim Hume
12.19.17