Two decades ago there were no gay men in China, according to some officials. Now activists are slowly counting small victories
Acceptance of gay and lesbian people has jumped in states where they can marry
Gay couples are opting for the legal agreement in lieu of same-sex marriages or civil unions, which are not recognized on the Chinese mainland.
Young LGBT Romanians are coming out confidently and increasing sexual minorities’ visibility in a country that still denies them basic rights.
The liberalisation in attitudes to sexual relationships observed since first recorded by BSA in the 1980s appears to be slowing down, perhaps reflecting the marked divides between the attitudes of religious and non-religious people in this sphere.
Mr Justice Anderson Chow rules court can not arbitrate on social or theological issues and works only on legal considerations
Counsel for Catholic diocese had argued outcome of court case could lead to ‘reverse discrimination’ and have chilling effect on church
Taiwan Cabinet has issued ground-breaking draft bill to legalize same-sex marriage
OPINIONS are divided on the Life Partnership Bill, which is holding back some rights for same-sex couples, as the bill enters the final phase before becoming law.
The cabinet has approved the civil partnership bill, paving the way for Thailand to become the first country in Asia to endorse same-sex marriage.
A proposal by Hong Kong’s only openly gay lawmaker that the government study the idea of creating legal unions for homosexual couples has been shot down by the city’s legislature after a heated debate.
The Republic of San Marino has just passed a law allowing civil unions for same-sex couples!
Thailand may have a reputation for acceptance when it comes to the transgender females that perform in the capital's extravagant cabaret shows, but the country's legal system, like many in Southeast Asia, has traditionally been less accommodating to the LGBT community.