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Taiwan to Host 1st WorldPride in East Asia: Why That’s Important
November 15, 2021

Taiwan to Host 1st WorldPride in East Asia: Why That’s Important

By Jason Bartlett
Kaohsiung beat out Washington D.C. to host WorldPride 2025.

The Resilience of East Asia’s LGBTQ Community
September 24, 2021

The Resilience of East Asia’s LGBTQ Community

By Nathanael Cheng, Molly Henry, and Seojung Kim
Amid challenges new and old, the LGBTQ communities in China, South Korea, and Taiwan are finding creative ways to move forward.
Vietnam: LGBTQ+ Pride in the Time of Coronavirus
June 24, 2021

Vietnam: LGBTQ+ Pride in the Time of Coronavirus

By Hugh Bohane
The LGBTQ+ community in Vietnam faces many challenges, but remains steadfast in pushing for progress.

Marriage Equality in Taiwan Hinges on Politics
June 23, 2021

Marriage Equality in Taiwan Hinges on Politics

By Zoe Leung
In past electoral politics, marriage equality was seldom a dominant issue, but the landscape is shifting and some barriers to equality remain in place.

The Flickering Edge of Hope: Pakistan’s LGBTQ+ Community Battles Prejudice and Discrimination
April 19, 2021

The Flickering Edge of Hope: Pakistan’s LGBTQ+ Community Battles Prejudice and Discrimination

By Saad
The beleaguered community watched neighboring India’s 2018 decriminalization of consensual homosexual relations with wistful joy.

Legal Challenges Look to Advance LGBTQ+ Rights in Hong Kong
March 22, 2021

Legal Challenges Look to Advance LGBTQ+ Rights in Hong Kong

By Jessie Lau
A court case filed by a gay widower highlights Hong Kong's conservative approach to gender.

K-Quarantine: The Condemnation or Resurgence of LGBTQ Rights in South Korea
May 22, 2020

K-Quarantine: The Condemnation or Resurgence of LGBTQ Rights in South Korea

By Britt Robinson
The latest case cluster in South Korea introduces a new, complicating, dynamic to its previously successful response model: homophobia.
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