Tag: LGBT rights
A vigilante group seeking to turn violence against LGBT people into a game and encouraging Russians to hunt them down for sport plumbs new lows, campaigners say.
Hong Kong's top court Thursday orders the government to grant spousal rights and benefits to the husband of a gay civil servant who married overseas.
The city hall will co-host an outdoor wedding party near the famous Taipei 101 skyscraper, with local and foreign dignitaries expected to attend.
Four judges have already ruled in favour of criminalising homophobia and transphobia, and it is likely that at least two others will follow suit.
Islamic school provides shelter for marginalized community to pray during the holy Ramadan month.
Thailand's four new LGBT+ members of parliament have prompted the house to relax its gender-based dress code, in a small victory for the ground-breaking politicians who have vowed to push for greater LGBT+ rights in the country.
The US Supreme Court said it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law that bars workplace discrimination.
Brunei has defended its right to implement the harsh Shariah laws.
The Equal Rights Coalition was launched in 2016 to promote international equal rights for all.
Advocates have argued that an official designation that does not match a person's gender identity can create complexities and confusion for a person and their family.
The laws, elements of which were first adopted in 2014, have been rolled out in phases since then including this week, stirring international outrage.
Brunei's state-owned investment agency BIA owns the Dorchester Collection hotel group.
Rights groups have meanwhile accused the sultanate of becoming the Saudi Arabia of southeast Asia.
Brunei will be the first country in East or Southeast Asia to introduce a sharia penal code on a national level.
The new law stipulates the death penalty for a number of offences, and also introduces public flogging as punishment for abortion as well as amputation for theft.
Governor Ricardo Rossello also prohibited psychologists in the US territory in the Caribbean from offering these services.
Tokyo cancelled its deportation order this month and issued the special residency permit to the Taiwanese man.
Former defence minister said unsure if able to introduce new legislation seeking greater tolerance of same-sex relationships.
After a long campaign for equality, an upcoming bill in Thailand aims to legally recognise same-sex couples in civil unions.
Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in the suburbs of Denver, filed a lawsuit against the state claiming his rights to freedom of speech and religion are being violated.