17th October 2014
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.
Condom cookbook hopes to promote safe-sex in Japan 8
1:26 PM — A bizarre new cook book has been published in Japan, which uses condoms as a device for cooking, and aims to promote better sexual health.
29th September 2014
Amnesty urges Indonesian province to repeal law punishing gay sex with 100 lashes 3
3:23 PM — Amnesty International has called for an immediate repeal of a new law in the Indonesian province of Aceh which punishes homosexuality with public flogging.
27th September 2014
Indonesia: Province passes law punishing gay sex with 100 lashes 9
11:27 AM — An Indonesian province has adopted a new law introducing public floggings for homosexuality.
26th September 2014
Kazakhstan: Court fines ad company over gay kiss poster 1
12:06 PM — An advertising agency in Kazakhstan has been hit with a fine over a poster of two 19th Century cultural figures kissing.
India: Disabled trans woman dies after being pushed from a moving train
10:25 AM — A 22-year-old trans woman has died after being pushed from a moving train by a group of young people.
24th September 2014
Taiwan: Six same-sex marriages rejected in registration protest
12:07 PM — Six same-sex couples in Taiwan had their marriages rejected on Saturday after attempting to register en masse.
This Indonesian province is considering public caning for gay people 4
9:46 AM — A new law is being considered in a conservative province of Indonesia, which would make gay or lesbian sex punishable with public caning.
20th September 2014
Indonesia: Province poised to introduce law to punish gay sex with 100 lashes 18
2:26 PM — An Indonesian province is poised to adopt anew law introducing corporal punishment for homosexuality.
19th September 2014
India: TV network hires first transgender news anchor 1
6:47 PM — An Indian news network has appointed the country's first transgender news anchor.