Test 2

Please select your preferred language.

請選擇你慣用的語言。

请选择你惯用的语言。

English
中文简体
台灣繁體
香港繁體

Login

Remember Me

New to Fridae?

Fridae Mobile

Advertisement
Highlights

More About Us

News & Features : Tag : politics

Articles tagged 'politics'

ICJ: Anwar Ibrahim's conviction of sodomy in Malaysia is a miscarriage of justice

ICJ: Anwar Ibrahim's conviction of sodomy in Malaysia is a miscarriage of justice

2014-03-10
The International Commission of Jurists has condemned as a miscarriage of justice, Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s conviction on sodomy charges
Uganda President Signs Anti-Homosexuality Bill | Developments and Reactions

Uganda President Signs Anti-Homosexuality Bill | Developments and Reactions

2014-02-27
On Monday, Uganda President Yoweri Musevini signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which includes life imprisonment for repeat offenders and jail time for people who fail to report homosexuals to police. This the latest on the repercussions of the world’s most homophobic legislation.
Pastor Lawrence Khong is Being a Naughty Boy with Online Petitions Against Petitions Against Health Promotion Board and a Guide to Supporting Article 377A

Pastor Lawrence Khong is Being a Naughty Boy with Online Petitions Against Petitions Against Health Promotion Board and a Guide to Supporting Article 377A

2014-02-17
Singapore Pastor and anti-gay activist Lawrence Khong has revealed himself as behind an online anti-gay petition to remove information from the Public Health Bureau’s website and is most likely responsible for a guide on how to support Article 377A, which also surfaced this week.
NGO Coalition in Malaysia Vows to Fight Government Over Ban For

NGO Coalition in Malaysia Vows to Fight Government Over Ban For "Promoting Gay Rights"

2014-01-12
Decision by the Malaysian Government to ban National Coalition of Malaysian NGOs is also denounced by international human rights organisations.
Pink Dot: A sign and symbol of a day that must come

Pink Dot: A sign and symbol of a day that must come

2013-08-28
Dr Vincent Wijeysingha, Singapore's only openly gay (former) political candidate, today announced his decision to quit the Singapore Democratic Party as his coming out two months earlier had caused debate. In an exclusive column for Fridae, he reveals his "one concern in mind that cannot wait for history to take its course", and his plans to get more involved in LGBT and other human rights issues.
First openly gay prime minister in the world retires from politics

First openly gay prime minister in the world retires from politics

2013-04-29
Johanna Sigurdardottir, the prime minister of Iceland and the first openly gay leader of government in the world, has stepped down last week prior to the elections on Saturday.
Hong Kong's first openly gay lawmaker: Raymond Chan Chi-chuen

Hong Kong's first openly gay lawmaker: Raymond Chan Chi-chuen

2012-09-12
Newly elected lawmaker Raymond Chan Chi-chuen publicly acknowledges his sexual orientation a day after winning Sunday's election.
What the recent polls mean for Hong Kong's LGBT community

What the recent polls mean for Hong Kong's LGBT community

2008-09-17
Hong Kong went to the polls on Sept 7 to elect its fourth Legislative Council since the handover. Fridae's Hong Kong correspondent Nigel Collett finds that the political climate may warm - if only slightly - for the LGBT community and highlights the issues that are being watched by LGBT groups in Hong Kong.
south korea sees first openly gay politician, but challenges persist for the nation's lesbians

south korea sees first openly gay politician, but challenges persist for the nation's lesbians

2008-03-18
Choi Hyun-sook hopes to become South Korea's first openly gay legislator. Although her historic candidacy is another sign of Korea's changing attitudes about homosexuality, the social climate for the country's lesbians still presents many challenges. Matt Kelley reports from Seoul.
malaysia-born lesbian lawyer becomes australia's first openly gay cabinet minister

malaysia-born lesbian lawyer becomes australia's first openly gay cabinet minister

2007-12-05
Senator Penny Wong has been appointed Australia's first climate change and water minister - making her both the country's first openly gay and Asian-born cabinet minister.

Select News Edition

Featured Profiles

Now ALL members can view unlimited profiles!

Languages

View this page in a different language:

Like Us on Facebook

Partners

 ILGA Asia - Fridae partner for LGBT rights in Asia IGLHRC - Fridae Partner for LGBT rights in Asia

Advertisement