Wed, 12 Sep 2018 12:10
Gay sex ruling to free India's 'pink economy'
From LGBT nightclubs to "gaycations" and more, a court ruling legalising homosexuality in India is set to unlock one of the world's largest "pink economies", experts say.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 13:18
Indian press lauds gay sex ruling but Modi gov't stays silent
Indian media on Friday -- including some conservative outlets -- hailed a Supreme Court ruling to decriminalise gay sex whilst highlighting a "deafening" silence from Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government.
Wed, 24 May 2017 13:22
S. Korean military court jails soldier for gay sex
SEOUL - A South Korean military court on Wednesday sentenced a captain to six months in jail for having same-sex intercourse with another soldier, amid accusations that the army is cracking down on gay personnel.
Tue, 23 May 2017 11:21
Indonesian men to be caned for gay sex
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Two Indonesian men will Tuesday be publicly caned for having sex, in a first for the Muslim-majority country where there are concerns over mounting hostility towards the small gay community.
Wed, 17 May 2017 13:52
Indonesian men sentenced to caning for gay sex
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - A sharia court Wednesday sentenced two men to be publicly caned for gay sex for the first time in Indonesia's conservative province of Aceh, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:57
Indonesian court mulls gay sex ban
JAKARTA - Indonesia's Constitutional Court is considering making gay sex a crime, with Islamic activists pushing for the change insisting Thursday the homosexual community was causing "moral degradation" in the Muslim-majority nation.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 01:00
Blackmail and abuse: Gay sex ban in India stirs violence
When Rajan was followed by two men into a public toilet in Mumbai and forced to perform oral sex on them, the 31-year-old gay marketing professional realised this was the beginning of the end of his short-lived sexual freedom.
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:00
Phetchabun abbot resigns after gay sex admission
The controversial abbot of Sam Yak monastery in Phetchabun, Phra Kasem Ajinasilo, has voluntarily left the monkhood, after his public confession that he engaged in gay sex with a male follower - a serious violation of Buddhist morality.
Tue, 06 May 2014 00:00
Brunei's crackdown on gay sex riles Hollywood jet-set
Typically, the imposition of sharia law in a distant land doesn't make much of a splash in Hollywood. But in the case of Brunei, a tiny, oil-rich country whose overseas investments include California landmarks like the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Be