December 17, 2021
Transgender Thais Lack Vital Legal Protections, Says Rights Group
By Sebastian Strangio
Compared to its neighbors, Thailand is relatively accepting of its transgender population. But there's still a long way to go.
June 24, 2021
Loud and Proud: Resisting Authoritarianism in the Philippines
By Rosanna Langara
The country's LGBTQ+ community has mobilized to oppose the Duterte administration's authoritarian turn.
May 05, 2021
Uzbek Blogger Bazarov Under House Arrest Facing Libel Charges
By Catherine Putz
A month after being brutally beaten, Bazarov was released from the hospital and swiftly charged for insulting his old school in an October 2020 TikTok video.
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.
September 11, 2020
Has Taiwanese Public Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage Changed?
By Timothy S. Rich and Isabel Eliassen
Over a year since legalization, how have public opinions in Taiwan shifted around the question of same-sex marriage?
July 31, 2019
Malaysia’s New Sex Scandal: Look Beyond the Politics
By Preeti Jha
The scandal is also demonizing an already persecuted LGBT minority.
January 29, 2019
Life in the Closet: The LGBT Community in Central Asia
By Anastassiya Fershtey and Khamza Sharifzoda
Sexual minorities in Central Asia live under significant pressure.
September 01, 2018
A Luta Continua: LGBTI Rights in Timor-Leste
By Bardia Rahmani
Timor-Leste is seen as a bright spot when it comes to LGBTI rights in Southeast Asia, but many challenges remain.
April 06, 2018
Imperfect Democracy: The Way for Marriage Equality in Taiwan
By Zoe Leung
Will Civil Code amendments or new legislation best serve the rights of same-sex couples in Taiwan?
July 07, 2016
Beyond Section 377: Where Does India's LGBT Movement Stand?
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Section 377 continues to loom large over India's LGBT community.
June 22, 2015
China’s Misunderstood History of Gay Tolerance
By Yuxin Zhang
The Chinese LGBT community struggles to establish itself against intolerance. It wasn’t always that way.
May 20, 2015
Anti-gay Crashers Charged with Hooliganism in Kyrgyzstan
By Catherine Putz
The anti-gay activists are the ones being charged, but life hasn't gotten much better for LGBT Kyrgyz.