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Taiwan court rules in favour of marriage equality

Taiwan court rules in favour of marriage equality

Breaking News: Taiwan’s courts have ruled in favour of marriage equality paving the way them toi become first country in Asia to allow same sex couples the right to wed. The court declared that Taiwan’s civil code that limits marriage to being between a man and a woman violated the country’s constitution. A panel of […]

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Taiwan makes moves towards marriage equality

Taiwan makes moves towards marriage equality

Taiwan may the the first Asian country to enact marriage equality, as a group of MPs hope to forge ahead with a bill. Politicians from the governing Democratic Progressive Party, under President Tsai Ing-wen, plan to file a bill that would change the nation’s definition of marriage to specify “two people” rather than “man and […]

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Malaysian religious police raid transgender event

Malaysian religious police raid transgender event

Malaysia’s religious police have been filmed having a heated argument with transgender activists after they raided a beauty pageant allegedly without a warrant. The Malay Mail Online has reported on the raid that occurred at the upscale Renaissance Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Around 200 transgender people were attending the function when the religious police intervened. […]

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Mawaan Rizwan asks ‘How Gay is Pakistan?’ on ABC2

Mawaan Rizwan asks ‘How Gay is Pakistan?’ on ABC2

ABC2 is set to air a BBC produced documentary this Friday night that explores the lives of LGBT people living in Pakistan. Pakistani-Briton Mawaan Rizwan heads back to South Asia to try and better understand why his Pakistani parents struggled with their son coming out as a gay man. Homosexuality is illegal in Pakistan, garnering […]

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Rodney Croome: Asian concerns about Australian marriage are irrelevant

Rodney Croome: Asian concerns about Australian marriage are irrelevant

Australian Marriage Equality have dismissed as irrelevant the possibility, raised by Agriculture Minister, Barnaby Joyce, that Asian countries may see marriage equality as “decedent”. Joyce’s comment echoed Senator Eric Abetz who earlier this week said Australia shouldn’t allow marriage equality because our Asian neighbours haven’t. Appearing on the ABC Insider’s program this morning Mr Joyce […]

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