As the much anticipated final instalment of the Asian Boys Trilogy opens next Wednesday, Fridae catches up with Johann S. Lee, who wrote Singapore's first gay novel, Peculiar Chris, in 1992 and from which Happy Endings is adapted.
"Be proud and strong - Renew your commitment to safe sex, no exceptions," reads a campaign poster featuring five out and proud gay Asian men from Singapore, the Philipines, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Tahiti.
Doug Sanders reports on "Queer Asian Sites," the second International Conference of Asian Queer Studies, which was held back to back with "Queer Space: Centres and Peripheries" in the lead up to the Mardi Gras parade in Sydney last weekend.
Described by attendees and organisers as "historic," the groundbreaking international conference of Asian queer studies held in Bangkok last week attracted some 550 scholars, NGO workers and gay activists from over 20 countries. Sylvia Tan reports from Bangkok.