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Leading the Way: Vietnam's Push for Gay Rights - the Diplomat

19 Apr 14, 08:04:21

the Diplomat

Leading the Way: Vietnam's Push for Gay Rights
the Diplomat
These developments have delighted and shocked gay rights advocates and made Vietnam a surprising torchbearer for LGBT issues in Southeast Asia. This is particularly remarkable when you consider that until 2000 it was illegal for gay couples to even ...

Vietnam's gay population hopeful about future - Asian Correspondent

15 Apr 14, 02:04:29

Asian Correspondent

Vietnam's gay population hopeful about future
Asian Correspondent
For many years Vietnam's gay community has had to put up with harassment and discrimination from much of the country's society, including even from their own families. However, attitudes appear to be shifting towards a more open and inclusive style of ...

53% protest gay marriage legalization in Vietnam: study - Tuoitrenews

27 Mar 14, 11:03:42

Gay Star News

53% protest gay marriage legalization in Vietnam: study
Tuoitrenews
Same-sex marriage will have a long way to go in Vietnam as a survey has shown that more than half of its respondents oppose the legalization of gay marriage, a ban on which was lifted last year by the Vietnamese government which, however, does not ...
One in three Vietnamese support marriage equalityGay Star News

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More Vietnamese supporting gay relationships - Thanh Nien Daily

30 Mar 14, 06:03:43

More Vietnamese supporting gay relationships
Thanh Nien Daily
Participants ride bicycles during a local annual gay pride parade in Hanoi on August 4, 2013. A survey that found a majority of Vietnamese people support same-sex relationship has been launched as lawmakers are scheduled to vote on an update of the ...

Gay Travel: Discovering Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City - Gayapolis

18 Apr 14, 02:04:41

Gay Travel: Discovering Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City
Gayapolis
I didn't know what to expect when I first arrived in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in Vietnam. Both friends and family spanning several generations brought up the war, one of the only things they identified with Saigon. Many had advised me to trek ...

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New bill could make de facto same-sex marriage OK in Vietnam - Thanh Nien Daily

22 Mar 14, 03:03:25

New bill could make de facto same-sex marriage OK in Vietnam
Thanh Nien Daily
Participants take part in a flash mob during a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) street event in Hanoi on October 27, 2013. Experts are urging the government to legalize same-sex marriage as lawmakers are scheduled to vote on an update of ...

Bleming backs away from anti-Semitic comments, supports pot and gay civil unions - Casper Star-Tribune Online

20 Apr 14, 12:04:16

Bleming backs away from anti-Semitic comments, supports pot and gay civil unions
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Bleming is a disabled veteran, having served in Vietnam. He received numerous awards for his military service. He also said he's worked as a mercenary, fighting communists from Panama to Burma. Bleming believes Wyoming needs better representation.

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Quan Nguyen, gay-rights activist noted for kiss, dies at 45 - OCRegister

28 Mar 14, 12:03:57

Quan Nguyen, gay-rights activist noted for kiss, dies at 45
OCRegister
In 2010, Tet Festival organizers allowed a contingent of those in the gay Vietnamese community to march in the Westminster parade, with one condition: that they didn't show affection and emotion, because organizers feared upsetting the more ...

Spain's LGBT Nursing Home - Daily Beast

20 Apr 14, 12:04:40

Spain's LGBT Nursing Home
Daily Beast
While Swedish gays have not generally suffered the same stigma as they have in Spain and other southern European countries especially, residents said that it was still not acceptable for gay couples to live together in retirement communities in their ...

To Be Totally Frank - Daily Beast

20 Apr 14, 12:04:40

To Be Totally Frank
Daily Beast
The actor has been on a grudging apology tour since various gay rights groups and celebrities slammed him for homophobic tweets and angry outbursts at paparazzi in recent months, while he blamed “the fundamentalist wing of gay advocacy” for the ...