Welcome to the Fridae Newsletter. We've got all the latest news, events, reports, and interviews concerning LGBT issues in Asia. Enjoy!
Gay Snowhappening 2016
Malaysia newspaper reveals gay hook up spot
The StarMetro reveals Petaling Jaya city park as a location for ‘immoral activities’ between men
Panasonic to implement same-sex recognition
After the move by Japan’s electronic maker to recognise same-sex marriages, the company is dealing with both praise and criticism at home and abroad
Hong Kong appoints new equality watchdog head
Alfred Chan Cheung-ming has been named the next head of the Equality Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Muslim police harass transgenders in Malaysia
A short documentary by the UK's Channel 4 shows Malaysia's religious police imposing Sharia law on the nation's Muslims
Chinese company fires man for being transgender
Transgender man in Guizhou province told he is "incompatible with the company's image"
Watch: Carol named best LGBT movie
Carol, a 2015 film depicting a lesbian love affair in 1950s New York starring Cate Blanchett has been named the best LGBT film ever by the British film institute
Watch: Documentary explores gay erotic manga
A revealing documentary provides insight into the world of gay erotic manga in Tokyo and those that work to create and publish it
Legendary Chinese gay erotic novel out in English
Beijing Comrades, a renowned Chinese erotic novel originally published online in 1998, is being published in English for the first time
Watch: Andrew Christian goes "Retro" and he gives us a "Strip Tease Challenge"
Enjoy Andrew Christian's new videos.
Celebrate the Songkran Festival at Como Hotels
Songkran is Thailand’s most celebrated festival, signifying the start of the Solar Calendar.