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9 March 2009Indian city to build trans toilets 3 The Indian city of Chennai is to build new toilets for trans people.
25 February 2009Asian TV network censored gay references from Oscar speeches 7 One of the world's largest broadcasters has been criticised for editing out mentions of gay and lesbian people in acceptance speeches made by Oscar winners.
17 February 2009Gay sex “fuelling” HIV infections in Asia warns UNAIDS and WHO 2 The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned today that the HIV/AIDS epidemic may take a major turn for the worse in Asia unless countries urgently expand access to services to men who have sex with men (MSM).
13 February 2009Cambodia to ban foreign gays from adopting children 4 New rules on foreign adoption in Cambodia will ban a range of foreigners from the process.
20 January 2009Nepalese MP honoured for work fighting homophobia 2 An MP from Nepal is one of five people who have been recognised for their significant contributions toward eradicating homophobia.
9 January 2009Sweden funds project promoting LGBT rights in Vietnam + The Swedish embassy in Vietnam has pledged financial support for a new campaign aimed at reducing violence against lesbian women and promoting human rights for sexual minorities.
29 December 2008Transgender Bangladeshis to vote today + Today's general elections in Bangladesh will be the first ever to allow transgender people to cast ballots. A Bangladeshi court ruled that transgender people are fully-fledged citizens and must have the right to vote.
15 December 2008One small step for gays at Hong Kong’s first Pride march 1 More than 1,000 people took part in the first officially sanctioned gay Pride event in Hong Kong on Saturday.
15 December 2008Human rights groups urge countries to support UN gay rights statement 1 More than 60 nations from across the world are supporting a statement on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
11 December 2008Nepal to support LGBT rights statement at UN 2 The Prime Minister of Nepal has instructed his country's UN Ambassador to support an oral statement on the universal rights of all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
10 December 2008Russia, US and South Africa under pressure to sign UN decriminalisation statement 4 LGBT activists in several countries have asked their governments to support a declaration on the universal decriminalisation of homosexuality to be presented at the UN next month.
9 December 2008Beautiful Thing debut brings tale of British gay teens to Shanghai 1 One of the most acclaimed plays about teenage gay experience is to open in the Chinese city of Shanghai later this month.
9 December 2008South Korea challenged over “rampant discrimination” against gays 1 Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people in South Korea face "rampant" discrimination, a coalition of LGBT groups and straight supporters have said.
5 December 2008Nepal’s gay MP to address international leadership conference + The 24th annual International Gay and Lesbian Leadership Conference is underway in Washington DC.
3 December 2008Kurdish doctor jailed for writing about homosexual sex 8 A leading press freedom organisation has called for the release from prison of a doctor sentenced to six months by a Kurdish judge for writing an article about homosexual sex.
2 December 2008Indian official questions right of High Court to decrminalise gay sex 3 A senior government lawyer has said it "may not be proper" for the Delhi High Court to overturn a colonial-era law that bans "unnatural sex" in India.
28 November 2008‘Ladyboy’ protests amid Thailand’s political chaos + The ever increasing turbulence of the anti-government protests notwithstanding, a demonstration of a different nature was taking place yesterday in Bangkok.
28 November 2008Gay penguin couple accused of stealing eggs from straights 2 A pair of gay penguins has been stealing eggs from straight couples in an attempt to become 'fathers'.
28 November 2008Number of HIV+ gay men in China rises to 5% in three years 1 A new survey of gay men in China has found that 4.9% are living with HIV.
27 November 2008Malaysia’s fatwa council explains how ‘tomboys’ become lesbians 15 A Malaysian religious leader has spoken for the first time in detail about the ramifications of the fatwa passed last month that ruled against women indulging in activities deemed as 'masculine.'