Come May, Vietnam’s National Assembly will have concluded two years of deliberation on amendments to the Law on Marriage and Family and in all likelihood end its current ban on marriage between same-sex couples.
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has thrown its support behind a House measure seeking the creation of a special desk in all police stations across the country so as to tackle crimes against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Hong Kong’s transgender men and women will soon have the right to marry, thanks to the Court of Final Appeal’s ruling in the Ms W case, but barriers still exist. This article was originally published in China Daily on 9th April.
Vietnam's move to legislate marriage equality is a ruse to make it look "cool" and promote its new face of modernity for the government has failed to educate the nation's conservative base that recognizes same sex relations as taboo, says a Vietnamese gay activist.
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