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Raising awareness of sexual diversity main aim of Viet Pride 2014

Vietnam: A series of events dedicated to the local LGBT community and to help raise awareness of sexual diversity is scheduled to take place in August. 416 more words

Vietnam

Top UN bodies promote anti-gay nations, says rights organization

United Nations: The United Nations can only send a clear message on equal rights when its top agencies stop adopting anti-gay resolutions and stop promoting those who kill, persecute and criminalize gay people, says UN Watch, a human rights organization. 411 more words

INTERNATIONAL

Technology might help battle anti-gay workplace discrimination in Asia

International: The internet has become a pivotal tool towards advancing equality rights where LGBTs in Asia battle discrimination in the workplace and other longstanding misconceptions that leave them financially disadvantaged, says the regional director for the world’s largest online outsourcing company. 398 more words

INTERNATIONAL

US ambassador officially celebrates LGBT Pride Month in the Philippines

Manila: The United States Embassy in the Philippines has officially celebrated LGBT Pride Month with a reception hosted by its residing ambassador to celebrate equality. 329 more words

Gay Rights

National report indicts Indonesians for being anti-gay

Jakarta: The National Report on the LGBT Community Dialogue has documented widespread instances of abuse, discrimination and rights violations.

The report was launched on June 17 and while presenting it, prominent gay rights activist Dede Oetomo, said. 342 more words

INTERNATIONAL

US, French German embassies take part in Korea Queer Cultural Festival

Seoul: Foreign diplomatic missions have for the first time participated in the annual Korea Queer Cultural Festival to demonstrate support that their countries have for the LGBT community in South Korea. 424 more words

LGBT

More than 12,000 attend Hong Kong's first Pink Dot festival

Hong Kong: More than 12,000 members of the LGBT community, their family and friends attended have attended Hong Kong’s first Pink Dot festival to celebrate diversity and equality. 344 more words

LGBT