Khong has repeatedly urged the government to retain its colonial-era anti-gay sex law and championed the LoveSingapore network of churches to lobby against gay equality in Singapore. He once called the LGBT rights movement the 'onslaught of the evil one.'
There are few places LGBT family members can turn to because there is already widespread social discrimination. Asian families are among the worst perpetrators of violence against family members who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual , say rights activists.
Vietnam bans transgender players from participating in national women’s football championship and the Philippines-based pro-gaming organizer Garena eSports chose to limit the number of gay and transgender competitors in its all-female tournaments.