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October 28, 2016

PHOTOS: Queermosa just celebrated Taiwan's first-ever LGBTQ awards ceremony

The first Queermosa Awards was successfully launched to bring broad media visibility to LGBTQ voices in Taiwan.

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October 20, 2016

The global purple movement continues! Asians and Asian organizations go purple for #SpiritDay

This year, GLAAD is connecting with more Asian and Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) organizations, schools, activists, and celebrities than ever before!

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October 3, 2016

Queermosa Awards celebrate the best in Taiwanese LGBT-inclusive media

The first ever Queermosa Awards will be hosted at Taipei on Friday, October 28, under the theme "Let's Connect to recognize the contributions and efforts celebrities made in Taiwan media to raise the awareness and visibility of the LGBT community.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD at the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards

On January 17, GLAAD was in Beijing, China to celebrate the Chinese Rainbow Media Awards. GLAAD's Director of Program, Global and US South, Ross Murray, brought greetings and offered support for recognizing media representations that accelerate acceptance for LGBT people in China.

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Going global: 5 GLAAD Global Voices highlights from 2015

2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.

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June 8, 2015

10 same-sex couples from China win destination weddings in West Hollywood

Being gay was decriminalized in China in 1997, but marriage for same-sex couples is not legal. Though their marriages will not be legally recognized in China, the city of West Hollywood welcomes these ceremonies as a symbol of marriage equality to raise awareness and foster acceptance for same-sex couples' marriages in China.

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May 28, 2014

Transgender woman held in solitary confinement in China

A transgender woman, identified as Guiying Li, was found guilty of theft in Changsha, Hunan Province. Public Security Department officials have announced that she will serve her time in solitary confinement. The Changsha Detention Center has decided to segregate her from other prisoners on the grounds that it would be "inappropriate" to incarcerate her with either men or women.

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GLAAD Global Voices: This trans Chinese dancer does it all

Jin Xing is a highly acclaimed dancer and choreographer, a dance teacher, a television talk show host, a writer, a bar owner, a television guest judge, a mother, and a colonel in China's People's Liberation Army.

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