February 20, 2019
Japan’s Same Sex Couples Sue Government, Demanding Marriage Equality
By Thisanka Siripala
Same sex couples leveraged Valentine’s Day to pursue marriage equality in Japan.
July 13, 2015
Confucius on Gay Marriage
By Bryan W. Van Norden
The U.S. Supreme Court invokes the Chinese philosopher, with decidedly mixed results.
April 30, 2014
Tokyo Rainbow Pride Parade: Celebrating Diversity
By Han Zhang
The first lady, drag queens, lovers and volunteers march around Shibuya in support of Japan’s LGBT community.
March 28, 2014
A Small Step Forward for ASEAN LGBT Rights
By Kirsten Han
LGBT activists face a tough battle winning acceptance in Southeast Asia, but there are some modest signs of change.
January 24, 2014
Hong Kong Tycoon Doubles Controversial “Marriage Bounty” for Lesbian Daughter
By J.T. Quigley
Cecil Chao will pay $130 million to the man who marries his openly gay heiress.
December 13, 2013
Did China Just Legalize Gay Marriage? (Probably Not)
By Shannon Tiezzi
Reports that Jiangsu legalized gay marriage are probably false, but China has still come a long way in LGBT acceptance.
August 27, 2013
Thai LGBT Activist Anjana Suvarnananda on Same-Sex Marriage
More countries are legalizing same-sex marriage, but work remains.
July 30, 2013
Gay Marriage Coming to Thailand?
Thailand could become the first Asian country to legalize gay marriage, as a draft law is prepared for parliament.
April 19, 2013
New Zealand Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
New Zealand is the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize gay marriage.
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