Newsletter Issue 700
Apr 8, 2016

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


Songkran 10 - GCircuit

2016-04-14 - 2016-04-17

Gay Snowhappening 2016

2016-04-02 - 2016-04-09
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Canada grants refugee status to gay Malaysian

Canadian media have reported that Mr Hazim Ismail, a gay and atheist Malaysian student, is allowed to stay in the country as a refugee


Hong Kong LGBT groups call on clubs to drop Manny Pacquiao broadcast

After the Filipino boxer/politician enraged the global LGBT community with homophobic comments this year, Hong Kong’s Foreign Correspondents Club has come under heavy criticism for airing his April 10 bout


Pro-LGBT Korean politician speaks out about election defeat

Kwangjin Kim, candidate for Soon-Chun area, has said he lost the recent election due to a smear campaign focussing on his defence of the country’s LGBT community


Lesbian tells of stress in battling Hong Kong Government in Court

British woman in same-sex partnership who took HK Immigration Department to court and lost earlier this month talks of emotional toll to South China Morning Post


Gay couple in Bangkok go to court in custody battle

An American and Spanish gay couple in Thailand went to court today to keep their child born of a surrogate in the country


Watch: Banglasia banned in Malaysia

The latest film by the multi-talented Malaysian star Namewee has been banned in his home country for ridiculing national security, promoting LGBT


Listen: Dj Nicko Romeo prepared a mix to get us in the mood for Songkran

A dance mix for Fridae users

Review: First Queer Voices from Thailand by Peter A. Jackson

Our Hong Kong correspondent Nigel Collett shares his thoughts on the recently published First Queer Voices from Thailand: Uncle Go’s Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys

Watch: The Blue Hour-Thailand's gay horror movie

Thai director Anucha Boonyawatana's first feature blends the sexy with the supernatural and has just come out on DVD

Watch: Chinese documentary 'Pink Dads'

A Chinese documentary explores the attitudes of fathers to their LGBT children

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