Tag: lgbt

Strait differences: attitudes towards same-gender rights in Taiwan and Mainland China

On the 24th of May, the Taiwanese Constitutional Court invalided marriage law defining unions between a man and a woman. The court ordered the parliament […]

The Enigma of the East: Duterte and the Queer Community

While Duterte clamps down hard on drugs and corruption, his attitudes on Queer-rights issues border on paradoxical. It’s hard to believe that the man heralded […]

Why being gay in Indonesia is the worst thing you can be

Monsoon sub editor Mish Khan comments on how Indonesia’s long and quiet taboo on being LGBT has descended into a shouting match – with the minority group very much so at the receiving end of all the abuse.

Pink Dollar with Chinese Characteristics

Chinese companies are increasingly taking note of the country’s LGBT consumer base, while NGOs have their eyes set on the prize of corporate advocacy. But in China’s constrained media space, visibility and censorship remain key constraints keeping big business from fully ‘coming out’.