24th October 2014
Chinese CEO posts ‘the only advert to be banned’ online – two men holding hands 4
11:56 AM — A Chinese e-commerce CEO has posted a banned gay advert on social media, sparking a viral sensation.
23rd October 2014
Seoul: Korea University student council bans anti-gay discrimination on campus 2
11:19 AM — In a first for a South Korean university, students at the Korea University in Seoul have revised their council's rules to ban anti-gay discrimination on campus.
Candlelight vigil held in US for murdered Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude 1
11:04 AM — A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco recently calling for justice over the Filipino trans woman Jennifer Laude, who is believed to have been murdered by a US marine.
22nd October 2014
Hong Kong: Rainbow pro-democracy umbrella leads sixth annual pride event 1
12:49 PM — This month's Hong Kong sixth annual pride event took place with rainbow umbrellas making an appearance in "mutual support" of pro-democracy protests.
20th October 2014
Anti-gay group protests to ban straight shirtless boy band in stilettos 12
4:42 PM — An anti-gay group has protested to block a boy band from performing in Kyrgyzstan despite that it currently has no gay members.
Hong Kong: Unannounced speaker delivers ‘ridiculous’ anti-gay rant at cathedral 2
1:59 PM — A unidentified man delivered an anti-gay rights speech after Saturday afternoon Mass at a Hong Kong cathedral, it has been reported.
18th October 2014
Philippines: US ‘will ensure justice is served’ after Marine charged with murder of trans woman 1
11:54 AM — The US Military says it will comply with a subpoena, after a Marine was charged with the murder of a transgender woman.
17th October 2014
Former Glee star: My soul is male, but I’m not transitioning 14
3:15 PM — Former Glee actress Charice Pempengco has said she considers her "soul" to be male - but isn't transgender.
Taiwan: Christian groups protest against equal marriage public hearing 8
12:52 PM — Christian groups in Taiwan protested a public hearing on equal marriage on Wednesday outside the Taiwanese parliament in Taipei.
Philippines: German fiancé of murdered trans woman makes plans to attend funeral
10:42 AM — The German fiancé of a murdered transgender woman is planning to go to the Philippines to attend her funeral.
16th October 2014
Kazakhstan: Ad company loses appeal against court fine over gay kiss poster 3
1:34 PM — An advertising agency in Kazakhstan has lost its appeal against a fine over a poster of two 19th Century cultural figures kissing.
15th October 2014
Philippines: US marine charged with murder of transgender woman 25
6:16 PM — A US Marine has been charged with the murder of a Filipino transgender woman in Olongapo.
HRC condemns Kyrgyzstan for passing draft ‘gay propaganda’ law 2
5:14 PM — Kyrgyzstan has been condemned by the Human Rights Campaign, after a proposed 'gay propaganda' law passed its first reading in Parliament.
India: Delhi schools become 25% trans inclusive
4:26 PM — 25% of reservations in schools will be allocated to transgender students in Delhi
13th October 2014
Taiwan: New species of snail named in celebration of same-sex marriage 2
3:44 PM — Researchers in Taiwan have taken an unprecedented step in naming a newly discovered species of snail in support of same-sex marriage laws.
Seoul mayor hopes South Korea ‘will be the first’ Asian nation to allow equal marriage 4
11:45 AM — In a first for mainstream politics in South Korea, Seoul mayor Park Won-soon has spoken publicly to endorse same-sex marriage.
12th October 2014
Philippines: Trans woman found murdered in Olongapo 9
3:10 PM — A transgender woman has been found murdered in the city of Olongapo.
6th October 2014
Taiwan: Thousands campaign for same-sex marriage outside parliament gates
3:18 PM — A coalition of over 120 gay rights groups campaigned outside the Taiwanese parliament in Taipei on Sunday for the legalisation of same-sex marriage.
4th October 2014
Zoo accidentally spends four years encouraging hyenas to have gay sex 14
2:01 PM — A zoo has accidentally spent four years trying to breed with a pair of male hyenas.
2nd October 2014
Philippines: Quezon City passes law banning anti-gay discrimination 3
3:31 PM — Philippines' largest city Quezon has approved ordinance that bans anti-gay discrimination.