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LGBT Community Targeted by Police in Indonesia
September 18, 2020

LGBT Community Targeted by Police in Indonesia

By Joshua Mcdonald
Homosexuality is legal in most of Indonesia, but attacks on the community have been on the rise in recent years. 

Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
June 15, 2016

Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality

By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Contrary to popular perception, some Islamic cultures have a long, vibrant history of tolerance for homosexual behavior.
A New Hope For India’s LGBT Community
February 23, 2016

A New Hope For India’s LGBT Community

By Sanjay Kumar
India's Supreme Court will revisit Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalizes homosexuality.

South Koreans More Accepting of LGBT Community
October 21, 2014

South Koreans More Accepting of LGBT Community

By Steven Denney
South Koreans are increasingly accepting of homosexuality.

Asia Divided On Homosexuality
June 04, 2013

Asia Divided On Homosexuality

A new poll finds that Asia-Pacific nations differ drastically on whether they accept homosexuality.

Asia’s Gay-Friendliest Nation?
September 07, 2011

Asia’s Gay-Friendliest Nation?

A flexible view of sexuality has allowed gays to find a place in the community in the Philippines – as long as they stay focused on the family.

An Example for Indian Parents
January 12, 2011

An Example for Indian Parents

Parents in India can be too hands on. One mother’s easy acceptance of her son being gay suggests another approach.

Privilege of Privacy
April 19, 2010

Privilege of Privacy

A recent high-profile death reminds us how powerful broadcast media can be.

Diversity's OK, Sometimes
March 04, 2010

Diversity's OK, Sometimes

Two recent cases highlight the ongoing difficulties facing gays in India.

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