Burma will host its first LGBT Film Festival this November 14. Lasting three days, the festival is aimed at bringing the Asian LGBT community closer together, and making LGBTs more visible to the rest of Burmese society.
Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, once an advocate of punitive Nigerian gay laws, now said that the Nigerian Catholic Church will defend every person who is being attacked, punished or imprisoned for being who they are.
In Russia, the commemoration of National Coming Out Day sparked police detentions.
Park Won-son, mayor of Soul, expressed his hopes for South Korea to become first Asian country to allowing same-sex marriage.
Poland is a country with minimal LGBT protections, and yet it has a heavyweight in its corner.
Despite the extreme pressures on the festival from right extremists, the police, and the cancellation of venues, the sixth annual QueerFest ended on a high note of success.
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The United Nations has passed a resolution that would condemn violence against people on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity
Mark Regnerus, who is now infamous in American political circles for his flawed, widely repudiated, far-right-concocted "study" that was designed to slight same-sex parents in order to influence the 2012 elections and the Supreme Court, seems to have international aspirations.
The Obama Administration has taken actions to address Uganda's draconian laws.