• Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    New partnership bill ‘does not give everybody equal rights’
    LGBTQI activists call on govt to recognise every citizen’s right to create a family
    national
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:06
    Dr M: Malaysia does not accept LGBT culture, same-sex marriage
    PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia does not accept LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) and same-sex marriages as the country does not subscribe to these Western values, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:04
    Marina chides Wan Azizah over LGBT 'haram' remarks
    PETALING JAYA: Social activist Marina Mahathir has chided Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail's remarks on those who support the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.  
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
    LGBT activism akin to struggle for ‘animal rights’, says Penang mufti
    PETALING JAYA: Penang mufti Dr Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor has likened lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activism to fighting for “animal rights”, reports Sinar Harian.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
    Let’s hear it for the PONTSOs
    I am concerned about the occasional use in this column (and elsewhere) of the awkward acronym LGBT. We know what it stands for: Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders. If I were a member of any of these groups, I would be unhappy at being designated by such an ugly acronym. 
    your say
  • Thu, 17 May 2018 01:00
    EU stands by LGBTI defenders on international rights day
    On International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the European Union reaffirms its commitment to combat all forms of discrimination and hate crime on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics, and to continue to actively promote and protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons.
    your say
  • Sat, 05 May 2018 01:00
    Experts say Thailand not ready for same-sex marriage, but partnership recognition likely
    THE proposed same-sex marriage law is likely to be turned down due to conservative lawmakers dominating the legislative system, while younger people, who are generally more liberal towards LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersexed and queer) rights groups, criticised the Life Partnership Bill as discriminating against some other sexually diverse people.
    national
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:11
    Suspect allegedly kills man for adding him to LGBT WhatsApp chat group
    Jakarta - The police have arrested a man for allegedly killing Ali, 33, whose dead body was found in Waru alley in Cawang, East Jakarta, on Monday night, because he was angry at the victim for adding him to a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) WhatsApp chat group. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00
    Drive for gender inclusion
    THE WORLD BANK has raised concern over the economic exclusion of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) group in Thailand and is urging the government and the public to seriously address the issue.
    Economy
  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 17:14
    Thailand losing out on talents of gay, transgender workers, report finds
    Thailand can become a leader in the economic inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) people, so all Thai people can share equally in the country’s opportunities and prosperity, according to a new report from the World Bank.
    Economy
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00
    The politics of gay-bashing
    The list of government officials or politicians making incendiary statements against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, which is clearly defenceless in a nation that tends to simplify homosexuality as a sin, is already lamentably long.
    opinion
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 19:01
    Egypt concert-goers arrested for raising rainbow flag
    CAIR - At least six people have been arrested in Egypt after raising the rainbow flag of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community at a Cairo concert, security and judicial sources said.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:00
    Prison system sets up new accommodations for LGBT inmates
    BANGKOK’S MIN Buri and Klong Prem prisons as well as Chon Buri’s Pattaya Prison have arranged separate zones to house self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) prisoners separate from non-LGBT prisoners, Department of Corrections director-general Kobkiat Kasiwiwat said yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 21:26
    Trump to keep Obama LGBT workplace protections: WHouse
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will continue to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace, the White House said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 02 Dec 2016 01:00
    World must unite to end LGBT discrimination, says UN expert Vitit
    The United Nation’s newly appointed LGBT expert Vitit Muntarbhorn yesterday urged for a global partnership to end violence and discrimination against the group at an international conference in Bangkok.
    national
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