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Philippine gov’t hit for using religion to justify non-passage of laws...

“The government cannot use the Catholic religion to oppose the passage of laws protecting and affirming the rights of LGBTQIA+ people"

Tokyo recognizes same-sex relationships

The certificates allow LGBTQ partners to be treated as married couples for public services in areas such as housing, medicine and welfare

Singapore bans film on religious and LGBTQ issues

While the city-state boasts a modern and vibrant culture, attitudes towards homosexuality remain conservative

Opposition senator renews call to pass ‘sexual orientation and gender identity’...

In 2016, the Senate heard the bill for the first time, 17 years after the very first Anti-Discrimination Bill was filed in Congress

Singapore to repeal law against gay sex; upholds marriage as between...

Inherited from the British colonial era, section 377A of Singapore's penal code penalizes sex between men with up to two years in jail

Supreme Court suspends judge for use of personal beliefs in court...

The Court also said that judge's use of his religious beliefs interfere with his work, resulting in his failure to fulfill his duty

Pope Francis to LGBT people: God ‘does not disown any of...

“A ‘selective’ church, one of ‘pure blood,’ is not Holy Mother Church, but rather a sect.”

China’s WeChat deletes dozens of LGBTQ+ student, NGO accounts

Screenshots of notices sent to the holders of the deleted accounts said they had broken laws and regulations governing online content

Pride Month: ‘Ano ba ang problema mo sa bakla?’

Kung may dapat mang ikahiya, iyan ay ang mga taong ginagamit ang kapangyarihan upang tirisin ang mahihina at mahihirap

Manila paints boulevard with rainbow to recognize city’s LGBTQ+ community

Mayor Domagoso said the "rainbow lanes" are Manila's way of recognizing the contribution of the LGBTQ+ community to the city

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