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6 October 2008Report claims trans men and lesbian women face rape and abuse in Kyrgyzstan + A leading human rights group has claimed that lesbian and bisexual women and transgender men face violent abuse, including rape, in Kyrgyzstan.
1 October 2008Health minister asks Indian PM to intervene over decriminalisation + An Indian Cabinet minister has said that he will ask the country's Prime Minister to intervene in the row over the decriminalisation of homosexual acts.
29 September 2008Indian court told to ignore health minister’s call for decriminalisation 1 A lawyer representing the government of India has said in court that it "does not matter" that the country's health minister supports the decriminalisation of gay sex.
29 September 2008Record turnout at Asia’s largest Pride event + The Taiwanese gay community celebrated the highlight of the 2008 Taipei Gay Carnival with a Pride parade on Saturday.
26 September 2008Indian government argues to retain ban on gay sex 5 A row between two government departments in India over the decriminalisation of "un-natural" sexual acts has resulted in a victory for those who oppose the change.
26 September 2008Iranian President attacks US acceptance of homosexuality 11 The President of Iran has admitted in an interview that there may be "a few" gay people in his country, but attacked homosexuality as destructive to society.
26 September 2008Gay leader assassinated in Baghdad 22 A leading gay activist in Iraq has been assassinated.
22 September 2008Indian government on brink of repealing anti-gay law 13 The Indian government will take its case for decriminalising homosexuality to the Delhi High Court on Thursday.
22 September 2008Nepalese lesbian recognised as “third gender” + A lesbian in Kathmandu, Nepal has been recognised as "third gender" on an official identity card.
19 September 2008Airline refuses to deport gay asylum seeker from UK 3 A campaign of "pester power" has convinced a national airline to decline to transport a gay man who claims his life is in danger if he is returned to his homeland.
18 September 2008Iranian leader faces child execution protests during UN visit + Human rights activists plan to protest against the President of Iran when he attends the United Nations General Assembly later this month.
17 September 2008Muslim leader denies issuing progressive fatwa on gender surgery + A Sunni Muslim cleric in Kuwait has denied media reports that he had become the first religious authority in the country to approve gender reassignment surgery.
12 September 2008Asia’s largest gay festival begins in Taipei + The Taiwanese gay community will be celebrating during the coming month as the 2008 Taipei Gay Carnival began today.
5 September 20085% of Beijing gays are HIV+ say health authorities + The number of gay men in the Chinese capital who have HIV is much larger than previously thought.