Newsletter Issue 687
Sep 30, 2015

Welcome to the Fridae newsletter. We've got all the latest news, events, reports, and interviews concerning LGBT issues in Asia. Enjoy!

Koh Samui

The Straits Games

2015-09-24 - 2015-09-27
Hong Kong

Tongzhi Literary Group: Owen Fung & Andrew Chidgey

Taipei City

2015 Taipei Gay Pride

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Watch: Patty Bliss' The Queen Of Ireland official trailer

The official trailer for a documentary about one of the Republic of Ireland’s most famous drag act has been released by Universal


HIV rates rising among Thai youth

UNICEF study shows infections are rising among people aged 15 to 24


Asia's largest LGBTI festival set to paint Hong Kong pink!

Hong Kong's LGBTI festival celebrating openness, acceptance and love in all forms, shapes and sizes kicks off on October 10


Nepal becomes first Asian country to include LGBT rights in constitution

Nepal’s new national constitution has been praised for including provisions for equal rights for LGBT community


Taiwan Activists 'declare war' on homophobia

Several LGBT groups in Taiwan joined together to commit to fighting against homophobic religious groups


Pink Dot Hong Kong Attracts Over 15,500 LGBTI and Allies to Celebrate Love Equality

On Sunday over 15,500 people gathered in Tamar Park to celebrate Pink Dot Hong Kong’s message “Love is Love” -


First gay film to show in Chinese cinemas later this year

Seek McCartney has made it passed censors and will show in cinemas in its entirety

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