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This Is How LGBT Pride Began In 1972


Peter Tatchell  Human rights campaigner; director, Peter Tatchell Foundation Way back in the early 1970s, I was a member of the newly-formed Gay Liberation Front (GLF). It [...]

Being Gay in South Korea


By Asian Correspondent Staff | @ascorrespondent South Korean army using dating apps to out gay troops – watchdog THE South Korean army has launched a crackdown on gay [...]

Sexuality and Gender – Preface


Published by The New Atlantis This report was written for the general public and for mental health professionals in order to draw attention to — and offer some scientific [...]

Gay Games 10 – Paris 2018


  What is Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10? Paris 2018, a Celebration of Diversity, is the 10th edition of the Gay Games, the biggest international sports and cultural [...]

LGBTQ Rights in Iraq


How Amir Ashour started the country’s first ever queer movement   By Alim Kheraj Being LGBTQ in the world today is unavoidably political. For Amir Ashour, a [...]

Coming Out Can Reduce Sexual Prejudice


Heterosexuals With Personal Contact Have More Positive Feelings toward Lesbians and Gay Men   Research by a UC Davis social psychologist indicates that lesbians and gay [...]

Vietnam takes gay-rights lead in SE Asia

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The revised law, while not officially recognizing same-sex marriage, places the communist country at the forefront of countries in Asia becoming more accepting of gay people. The National Assembly's move is expected to attract more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender travellers and boost Vietnam's $9 billion tourism industry. [...]