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Meet The First Gay Ambassador to Vietnam - Advocate.com

02 Mar 15, 10:03:23

Advocate.com

Meet The First Gay Ambassador to Vietnam
Advocate.com
From left: Secretary of State John Kerry, Ambassador Ted Osius, and Osius's husband, Clayton Bond, at the swearing-in ceremony on December 10, 2014. Courtesy of Ted Osius. Ted Osius seems to be the right man in the right place at a very opportune time.

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The 71-year-old mother who fights for gay rights in Vietnam - Thanh Nien Daily

03 Feb 15, 02:02:46

Thanh Nien Daily

The 71-year-old mother who fights for gay rights in Vietnam
Thanh Nien Daily
The family began to talk about his sexuality when his eldest brother thought that Tu was gay. They forced him to get married. “I had an idea about what being gay means, but I still forced him anyway. But he always avoided by saying that marriage is his ...

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In Little Saigon, evolving views on gay rights - Los Angeles Times

06 Feb 15, 05:02:50

Los Angeles Times

In Little Saigon, evolving views on gay rights
Los Angeles Times
The rose oolong tea steamed on the table as regulars at the Little Saigon cafe debated politics, border disputes and the recent terrorist attacks in Paris — a running conversation in French and Vietnamese. Then a man who had been listening to Radio ...

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Vietnam sees first celebrity gay wedding - Gay Star News

02 Feb 15, 08:02:30

Gay Star News

Vietnam sees first celebrity gay wedding
Gay Star News
Vietnam has got its first gay showbiz wedding, just weeks after the southeast Asian country lifted its ban on same-sex marriage. Fashion designer Adrian Anh Tuan marred his entrpreneur boyfriend Son Doan in a star-studded ceremony last week (24 January ...

Survey: Gay Vietnamese Come Out Early, But Face Battles at Home - Voice of America

08 Feb 15, 11:02:21

Survey: Gay Vietnamese Come Out Early, But Face Battles at Home
Voice of America
Gay Vietnamese are coming out at an early age and doing so in a more welcoming environment, according to a new survey. Of those who participated in the online study, 78 percent had come out already, and 74 percent recognized their sexual identity ...

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Vietnam bans trans women from national football championships - Gay Star News

02 Feb 15, 09:02:55

Gay Star News

Vietnam bans trans women from national football championships
Gay Star News
The Vietnam Football Federation said Thursday (29 January) transgender woman are banned from the national women's tournament when it kicks off in March. 'The national championship is exclusively for women, so transsexuals will not be allowed,' said ...

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Rev. Malcolm Boyd, an Author, Activist And Counterculture Rebel, Dies at 91 - New York Times

03 Mar 15, 12:03:13

New York Times

Rev. Malcolm Boyd, an Author, Activist And Counterculture Rebel, Dies at 91
New York Times
He was among a handful of white clergymen who were nationally known as champions of civil rights and opponents of the Vietnam War, a group that included the Rt. Rev. Paul Moore Jr., the Episcopal bishop in Washington and New York; the Rev. William ...

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Why Fit In? Stand Out and Win in Business - Huffington Post

02 Mar 15, 05:03:06

Why Fit In? Stand Out and Win in Business
Huffington Post
In professional settings, I began to more openly talk about my family's journey to the United States when Saigon fell in 1975, the challenges of growing up as a racial minority, and being gay. ... Colleagues want to learn more about my Vietnamese heritage.

LGBT advocates attend UN-sponsored meeting in Thailand - Washington Blade

01 Mar 15, 07:03:35

Washington Blade

LGBT advocates attend UN-sponsored meeting in Thailand
Washington Blade
A Vietnamese law that allows gay weddings to take place — even though the country does not legally recognize them — took effect on Jan. 1. Lawmakers in Taiwan have debated the extension of marriage rights to same-sex couples for more than a decade.

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Monroe H. Freedman, scholar of legal ethics and civil liberties, dies at 86 - Washington Post

28 Feb 15, 11:02:16

Monroe H. Freedman, scholar of legal ethics and civil liberties, dies at 86
Washington Post
He was the volunteer counsel to the Mattachine Society, one of the country's first gay-rights organizations. In addition to clashing with Burger and others in the legal world, Mr. Freedman sometimes adopted other unpopular stances. He participated in ...

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