HIV and LGBTI community heroes from across Asia and the Pacific are set to be honoured at a special event in Bangkok in November, with organisers of the 3rd HERO Awards currently seeking nominations from community members across the region
In 2015, the country enacted a widely celebrated law enshrining rights for transgender people, making it one of Asia’s most progressive countries. But the bill to enforce that law has still not been passed, continuing the legal and medical confusion as well as discrimination faced by the community
On the eve of World AIDS Day 2018, Viet Nam’s Ministry of Health announced a national plan to scale up pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for the prevention of HIV.
"We want to tell LGBT communities in these countries that they are not wrong," Jay Lin said.
Quality health care services at the public Binh Dan Hospital in HCM City’s District 3 is now being offered to people in the LGBT community.
For sex workers who are LGBT, discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity adds to and intensifies the discrimination they experience as sex workers, who are subjected to a distinct set of violations.
Premiering last month, Taiwan-based LGBTQ movie platform GagaOOLala’s original ‘Queer Asia’ series explores homosexuality in Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines and Vietnam
This report looks into employment discrimination faced by transgender people while seeking employment in four countries in South-East Asia– Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The findings from this study provide direct evidence of discrimination against trans people in job hiring practices in the region.
testXXX was created by APCOM to respond to this crisis and opportunity for HIV services for young MSM in the region.
Lessons from a decade of voluntary medical male circumcision implementation and their application to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis scale up
'A friend of mine committed suicide after I abandoned him for him confessing his homosexuality to me.'
Since 2002, the Vietnam Ministry of Health (MOH) has led a large‐scale HIV prevention, testing, and treatment programme primarily focused on reaching people who inject drugs (PWID), female sex workers (FSW), and, only more recently, men who have sex with men (MSM)