Newsletter Issue 690
Nov 11, 2015

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Watch: Thousands join Hong Kong Pride Parade 2015

Record turnout as thousands of LGBT supporters take to streets for annual pride march and celebration


International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Trans and Intersex Conference in Asia (IGLA Asia) provides insight of state of equality in the region

The sixth ILGA Asia was held in the city of Taipei, Taiwan, late last month


Insurance company recognises gay couples for first time in Japan

Partnership certificates issued in regions of Japan are being recognised by a growing number of businesses


Hong Kong equality watchdog ordered to pay former employee who lobbied against gay marriage

Hong Kong employees of equality opportunities commission (EOC) worked on project to gauge public on same-sex marriage, while encouraging church members to lobby against


Watch: Asia's Biggest Gay Pride Parade held in Taiwan

Ten of thousands turned out to celebrate the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community in Taipei on October 31


Watch: Taiwan's presidential candidate shows support for LGBT ahead of pride parade


Tsai Ing-wen, leader of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and presidential candidate for elections in January, is showing clear support for gay marriage in the country


Watch: A funny way to celebrate Halloween with Andrew Christian!

Two videos from designer Andrew Christina that will make you love Halloween more!

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It has been seven months since we took control of Fridae and I thought it was timely for me to give you, the members, an update of what we think we have achieved in that time.

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