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Pride and prejudice: Poland at war over gay rights before vote

Poland remains staunchly Catholic and conservatives are increasingly campaigning against LGBT, or gender 'ideology' which they believe threatens traditional family values.

Singapore rapper comes out in song

While Singapore is modern in many ways, attitudes towards homosexuality are often criticised as outdated.

Let’s talk about gay penguins: Munich zoo joins Pride week

A Munich zoo spokesman says it is important to talk about homosexuality in the animal kingdom.

Prince William says it’s fine for his kids to be gay

Prince William is more worried about the hatred his children will get if indeed one of them is queer because of their royal status.

Sabah PKR man in charge of Sandakan schedule unsure if Azmin...

Blisson Zainuddin has however confirmed that the PKR deputy president stayed at the hotel named by Haziq.

Gay sex clips affair a chance for PH to prove no...

The onus is on Dr Mahathir Mohamad to show decisive leadership in dealing with this latest controversy.

Kenyan court due to rule on decriminalising homosexuality

Activists are optimistic of an eventual ruling in their favour, given recent decisions by the court.

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

Chand says she has been in a relationship with a woman in her village for four years.

Anwar ticks off Clooney on Malaysia’s anti-gay stand

Human rights concerns are no excuse to dictate Malaysia's policies, says PKR chief.

Bangladesh charges extremists over gay activist murders

Bangladesh launched a crackdown on Islamist extremism after attacks in July 2016, when IS-inspired militants stormed a Dhaka cafe killing 22 people, including 18 foreigners.

Buttigieg impact felt in US beyond his White House dream

The Buttigiegs are the most visible same-sex couple of the moment, as Pete, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, seeks the Democratic presidential nomination.

Brunei defends tough new Islamic laws against global backlash

Brunei has defended itself despite receiving global criticism over its Islamic laws and is stern on carrying out harsh punishments for adultery and homosexuality.

The problem of denial among our ministers

The public will grow weary of ridiculous statements as they do with the government's flip-flopping on policies.

Aide defends minister’s remark on homosexuality

Mohamaddin Ketapi's aide says the minister was likely reiterating Putrajaya's stance that LGBT are not recognised in the country.

Minister grilled in Germany over policy on gays, Jews ahead of...

Mohamaddin Ketapi reportedly sidestepped a question linked to Malaysia's recent decision to refuse visas to Israeli athletes.

Angola decriminalises homosexuality in landmark reform

Anyone who refuses to employ individuals or provide services to them on the grounds of sexual orientation will be liable to a jail term of up to two years.

Trump’s transgender troop ban gets go-ahead

The number of transgender troops among US's approximately 1.3 million active duty service members is fairly small, with estimates topping out at 15,000.

‘Three Billboards’ campaign targets gay conversion therapy in China

Such campaigns are rare in China, where authorities quickly shut down most public protests to prevent them from snowballing.

Singapore court allows gay man to adopt son in landmark ruling

The decision overturns a 2017 court ruling which said the man could not adopt the boy.

Gay ‘trend’ influencing the Catholic clergy

The Roman Catholic Church's position is that homosexual acts are sinful and the pontiff's stance on homosexuality is not new.

Buddha and bronzer: The Japanese monk who loves make-up

Make-up artist Kodo Nishimura is also a practising Buddhist monk.

We can punish LGBTs but we can’t change science

Many who express hatred towards the LGBT community are simply ignorant of basic science and physiology.

Fujikawa becomes first openly gay male pro golfer

Tadd Fujikawa made the announcement on an Instagram post.

Most Singaporeans still support law banning gay sex

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has previously said that Singapore society is not that liberal on these matters.