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.
April 15, 2014
Indian Supreme Court Creates ‘Third Gender’ Category for Transgenders
By Zachary Keck
The Indian Supreme Court’s ruling on Tuesday aims to empower India’s Hirja population.
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 02, 2013
LGBT Politics in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia’s LGBT community is starting to make some political headway, but the battle is long and uphill.