How the Silent Majority in Japan Is Hindering Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage
By Jio Kamata
Polls consistently show a majority of Japanese favor same-sex marriage – but not enough to apply political pressure. Opponents, however, are vocal.
Can Marriage Equality Become a Reality in Thailand?
By Mookdapa Yangyuenpradorn and Sippachai Kunnuwong
Recent legislative developments have raised hopes, but the Thai government could still sink the LGBTQ dream of equal rights.
For Singapore’s LGBTQ+ Activists, Repealing Section 377A Is Only the First Step
By Robin Vochelet
As the government prepares to repeal the discriminatory colonial-era law, LGBTQ+ activists reflect on what comes next.
Singapore to Repeal Colonial-Era Law Criminalizing Sex Between Men
By Sebastian Strangio
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that repealing Section 377A of the Penal Code was the “right thing to do,” but ruled out legalizing same-sex marriage.
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?
Hong Kong Court: Same-Sex Couples Entitled to Spousal Benefits
By Katie Tam
The ruling is viewed as a step toward LGBT equality in Hong Kong.
Turnbull’s No-Win Bind: Same Sex Marriage and Aussie Politicking
By Grant Wyeth
Despite strong public support for same sex marriage, ultra-conservatives in the Liberal Party demand a plebiscite.
Tolerant Pragmatism: Singapore’s Next Growth Strategy?
By Kris Hartley
Why decriminalizing homosexuality is a chance to eschew ideology in favor of pragmatism.
Same-Sex Marriage in Australia: A Step Forward
By Helen Clark
The issue of marriage equality has returned to the forefront in Australia.
Gay Marriage in Japan?
By Jonathan Service
A Tokyo mayor moves Japan a step forward on same-sex marriage.
Thai LGBT Activist Anjana Suvarnananda on Same-Sex Marriage
More countries are legalizing same-sex marriage, but work remains.
New Zealand Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage
New Zealand is the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize gay marriage.