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Loss of 2022 Olympics a Blow to Kazakhstan’s LGBT Community
August 12, 2015

Loss of 2022 Olympics a Blow to Kazakhstan’s LGBT Community

By Casey Michel
The Games were one of the few hopes LGBT individuals had for defending against growing repression.
Kazakhstan Shuts Down Gay Propaganda Law
May 27, 2015

Kazakhstan Shuts Down Gay Propaganda Law

By Catherine Putz
The country's quest to host the 2022 Winter Olympics likely influenced the decision.

Could the IOC Reverse Kazakhstan’s Anti-Gay Direction?
May 23, 2015

Could the IOC Reverse Kazakhstan’s Anti-Gay Direction?

By Casey Michel
A letter to the International Olympic Committee may be the last best chance to reverse a crackdown on LGBT rights.

Shibuya Takes Japan a Step Forward on Marriage Equality
April 08, 2015

Shibuya Takes Japan a Step Forward on Marriage Equality

By Kyla Ryan
Same-sex couples are celebrating a milestone for LGBT rights in Japan.

Gay Marriage in Japan?
February 19, 2015

Gay Marriage in Japan?

By Jonathan Service
A Tokyo mayor moves Japan a step forward on same-sex marriage.
The Outlook for LGBT Rights in Myanmar
September 05, 2014

The Outlook for LGBT Rights in Myanmar

By Matthew McFetridge
Constitutional reform offers the chance of protection and rights to a marginalized segment of society.

Vietnam Prolongs LGBT Discrimination
June 03, 2014

Vietnam Prolongs LGBT Discrimination

By David Mann
The government has blocked legislation that would provide equal protection for Vietnam’s LGBT community.
The Gay Spring in Afghanistan, Iran and India
May 09, 2014

The Gay Spring in Afghanistan, Iran and India

By Nemat Sadat
The seeds of acceptance are being planted in some traditionally very conservative countries.

Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
April 18, 2014

Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights

By David Mann
Is one of Asia’s most repressive states paving the way for gay marriage?

A Small Step Forward for ASEAN LGBT Rights
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.

Sochi Olympics Cast Spotlight On Russia's LGBT Discrimination
February 15, 2014

Sochi Olympics Cast Spotlight On Russia's LGBT Discrimination

By Justin McDonnell
The West's focus on Russia's controversial anti-gay law has brought little change so far.
Queer Pakistan Under Attack
December 21, 2013

Queer Pakistan Under Attack

By Kiran Nazish
Pakistan's Telecommunications Authority banned a popular LGBT website, raising public health concerns.

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