I confess that we are concerned over the situation in Indonesia after the publication of a report denouncing the attitude of the Indonesian Government and its policy towards the LGBT community.
Following the refusal of the University of Guangdong not to give diplomas to two lesbian students, considering that their marriage is against the rules of the University, over 180 LGBT people around the world have written an open letter to call the university president to create a tolerant environment study.
In September 2015, I told you about Chen Qiuyan aka Qui Bai, a Chinese lesbian who had filed a complaint against the Ministry of Education after discovering that her university textbooks still classified homosexuality as a "disorder". Good news since we learned today that a Beijing court has accepted to hear the case.
In Taiwan, the tickets whose proceeds will be donated to an LGBT organization, are now available!
Bad news in China, where a judge rejected the attempt of a gay couple to obtain the right to marry.
Out actress Ellen Page and her friend Ian Daniel went to meet the LGBTQ community around the world and shared their experiences in a series entitled "Gaycation" which is now available.
Very bad news reached us from Indonesia where the government planned to vote, for more national security, an anti LGBT "propaganda" law similar as the one in Russia.
This week will take place the lawsuit challenging the same-sex marriage ban in China. A trial that is obviously highly anticipated.
Last year, we rejoiced to learn that Vietnam had legalized marriage equality, but despite the abolition of the ban on marriage equality by the government, the Vietnamese LGBT community is affected by acts of discrimination and bullying in schools, and this is very worrying.
Things are speeding up in Japan for the LGBTQ community. Indeed, after many Japanese districts, the country's Supreme Court has made a decision that may legalize marriage equality in the country.