It is 11pm on a Saturday night. Glancing over the crowded room at Blue Chilli, the excitement is evident on the faces of the crowd. Then, the spotlight shines on centrestage, demanding attention from every pair of roving eyes in the room. It is time.
Government officials and members of the LGBT community met on Thursday to discuss the drafting or revision of laws.
There are 1,001 ways to highlight social issues and to aspire positive social impacts. These include social campaigns, films, paintings and various other artistic ways. However, one simple yet powerful way that would likely leave a bigger imprint on people’s minds is photographs.
Culture, environment and LGBT relationships will be the major topics of an upcoming photo exhibition organised by the media students of Department of Media and Communication in June.
A chest binder, packaging from used hormone injections and a preserved penis donated after a sex-change operation – all part of an exhibition designed to showcase Singapore’s rich transgender history.
It was Hilary Duff’s 2004 film “Raise your voice” that opened Sam Rocker’s heart to music. The multi-talented American actress inspired Sam – who was in high school that time – to sing and use her voice to show who she is and inspire people to do the same.
PM says the Kingdom is not ready to create legislation to allow same-sex marriages.
Luke Cassady-Dorion believed marriage was for “boring” straight people until he met the man he wanted to spend the rest of his life with – Tae. But Thailand, where they live, does not permit same-sex marriage.
Tabitha Payne visits a village in Prey Veng Province which is home to aging trans couples.
Stonewall says Pinsent Masons had introduced “a range of inclusive policies for LGBT”
Bollywood makes a lesbian rom-com, a transgender woman bags a key opposition party post and judges green light same-sex couples living together – just some of the groundbreaking firsts since India legalised gay sex four months ago.
Have you ever felt excluded from the society and from your own family? Have you ever been discriminated by your classmates based on your gender?
The Cambodia Human Rights Committee has defended the government’s record on LGBT rights.
Drama series “Pose” and new transgender superhero in “Supergirl” helped boost the number of LGBTQ characters to an all-time high on US television, according to a report released last week that said diversity programming was a crucial bulwark around attempts to undermine gay rights.
When Danielis Diaz stopped receiving HIV/AIDS drugs four months ago, she had a life or death choice – stay home and become another lifeless casualty of Venezuela’s crumbling health system, or flee to Colombia.
Cambodian-Greek-American violinist Chrysanthe Tan talks about music and life as an autistic and queer musician.
In a conservative society like Cambodia, sexual orientations remain a debatable topic. Some agree to the emergence of the term “LGBT” – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender – while some remain hesitant to recognise that there are sexual preferences beyond man and woman.
Lan spent years trapped between two identities: the male gender assigned to her at birth and the woman she was inside – a living “torture” in a China not yet ready to fully embrace transgenders.
Cambodia has more than 33,000 LGBT people, including 5,000 couples. Despite the numbers, no law has been enacted to legitimise gay relationships.
LGBT members ask the government to provide legal protection policies.
Cambodia, last weekend, celebrated its Gay Pride for the fourth year. The theme for 2018 was “I Am What I Am”.
Gay rights in Cuba have come a long way since the early years of the Communist revolution, when countless people were marginalised or forced to flee because of their sexual orientation.
It was a day Alvin Chan and his partner C.P. So had never imagined possible – tying the knot in front of cheering family and friends in Hong Kong.
Representatives of the LGBT community have renewed their plea for the government to reform the law on marriages and adoptions.
Dressing in drag’s a big draw for many gays, while for others – mostly conservative types – it’s seen as dragging the image down.
Vietnam’s Nguyen Huong Giang was crowned “Miss International Queen” in Thailand on Friday at one of the world’s top beauty pageants for transgender women.
Indonesia’s parliament is drafting proposed revisions to ban sex outside marriage.
The only openly gay prince in India – where same sex relations are illegal – is throwing open his palace doors to LGBT people.
Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
Canadian advocacy group Rainbow Railroad has helped LGBT people covertly escape from countries where their lives have been under threat.