30 March 2011
Indian state bans Gandhi book over bisexual and racist claims
An Indian state has banned a biography of Mahatma Gandhi which claimed he fell in love with a man and had racist views.
30 March 2011
UK appoints out gay ambassador to Cambodia
The UK has appointed an openly gay man as ambassador to Cambodia.
29 March 2011
Gandhi supporters condemn bisexual claims
Supporters of Mahatma Gandhi say claims that the Indian political leader left his wife for a male bodybuilder are blasphemous and wrong.
28 March 2011
Gandhi biography claims he was bisexual and racist
A new biography of Mahatma Gandhi claims he was in love with another man and held racist views.
26 March 2011
Lady Gaga urges Malaysian people to protest censorship of her pro-gay song
Lady Gaga is calling for young people in Malaysia to protest "peaceably" against the decision to censor pro-gay lyrics in her hit "Born This Way" by local radio stations.
21 March 2011
32 Chinese women arrested for writing gay erotica
Police in China have arrested 32 women for allegedly writing erotica for a gay website.
17 March 2011
Malaysian radio censors Lady Gaga’s pro-gay song
Lady Gaga's hit song Born This Way has been censored in Malaysia because its pro-gay lyrics are deemed "offensive".
10 March 2011
Facebook gay casanova con artist being hunted in Malaysia
A gay casonova in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is believed to have conned nearly 200 young men of money and valuables after having sex with them following Facebook hookups.
4 March 2011
Chinese news website sparks fierce debate over gay marriage
A debate between one of China's leading pro-gay advocates and the editor of an influential national newspaper has erupted on the one of the country's most popular and comprehensive news websites.
25 February 2011
India bans gay couples from surrogacy
India is to ban gay couples from using surrogate mothers.
24 February 2011
Indian TV report outs gay men
Several gay men have been outed by a TV news report in an Indian city.
17 February 2011
World’s first ‘gay’ beer brand launched
A beer believed to be the first specifically marketed to gay consumers has been launched in Mexico, Colombia and Japan.
7 February 2011
India’s Supreme Court hears gay sex case
India's Supreme Court will today hear arguments for and against a 2009 court ruling which decriminalised gay sex.
30 December 2010
Video: Taiwan TV animates Sir Elton and David’s baby’s birth, complete with bondage gear
Cult Taiwanese news programme, Next Media Animation (NMA), has given its own slant on the news that Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish are celebrating the birth of their son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John.
21 December 2010
Malaysian gay man gets death threats after support video
A Malaysian Muslim man who spoke out about being gay has received death threats and says he fears for his life.
29 November 2010
2,000 join Delhi Pride
Around 2,000 people joined a Pride festival in Delhi, India, this weekend.
15 November 2010
Mumbai multiplexes ban gay film
India's answer to Brokeback Mountain has reportedly been banned by some of Mumbai's multiplexes for its gay content.
12 November 2010
Delhi eunuchs to be given pensions
All adult eunuchs in Delhi, India, will be given pensions of 1000 rupees (£14) per month in recognition of their low status, the local government has announced.
12 October 2010
Gay singer Adam Lambert promises not to offend Malaysia
Adam Lambert has promised to tone down his live show to avoid offending Malaysia.
5 October 2010
Hong Kong trans woman barred from marrying boyfriend
A trans woman in Hong Kong has been barred from marrying her boyfriend.