Tag: LGBT

What do we tell the kids? Children’s TV struggles with LGBTQ characters

by Fiachra GIBBONS Once upon a time in children's television land frogs were kissed but princesses only ever married princes. Now Prince Charming might just as easily ride off into the sunset with another man, as happens in the hit new Hulu cartoon series, "The Bravest...

Mom hires hitmen to kill homosexual son in Indonesia

Indonesia has been rocked by the gruesome murder of a man who was killed by a group of hitmen hired by his own mother to execute him because of his sexual orientation. The mother allegedly told the hitmen to kill her son because she believed her...

Possible ban on pre-marital sex in Indonesia results in Australians cancelling holiday plans to Bali

Fear of being arrested over new laws outlawing sex before marriage has resulted in many Australians cancelling holidays to Bali. The new laws would make consensual sex between unmarried adults a crime in Indonesia, and it does not recognise same-sex marriage outlawing all LGBT liaisons but also unmarried...

Supermodel Cara Delevingne ties the knot with Ashley Benson

Just weeks after the couple sparked engagement rumours, supermodel Cara Delevingne married her long-time girlfriend Ashley Benson. 26-year-old Cara and 29-year-old Ashley got hitched in an Elvis-themed ceremony at the Little Las Vegas chapel earlier this year based on reports by The Sun on Sunday. Charlize...

Prime Minister’s wife shares second LGBT-related post on social media, in the span of one week

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s wife, Ho Ching, has shared yet another pro-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) post on her social media page. Just a few days ago, Mdm Ho - who is well known for flood-posting her Facebook page with several links throughout...

Prime Minister’s wife shares yet another pro-LGBT post on social media

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's wife, Ho Ching, has shared yet another pro-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) post on her social media page. Notorious for flood-posting her page with several links throughout the course of each day, Mdm Ho - who also serves as...

Trouble in paradise for Jackie Chan’s estranged daughter Etta Ng and partner?

Rumour has it that Etta Ng, love child of Hong Kong action legend Jackie Chan and her wife Andi Autumn have broken up. Netizens are speculating about the relationship after Ng, 19, removed all the photos of her and Autumn on Ng's Instagram. Sin Chew Daily...

Dr Mahathir says no to gay marriages in Malaysia

Cambridge – Dr Mahathir Mohamad, while speaking at the Cambridge Union on June 16 (Sunday), reiterated his stance on marriage and noted that Malaysia would not recognise same-sex marriage. The Malaysian prime minister touched on gay marriage during his speech at the debating society of...

A little tiff over LGBT normalisation in Malaysia

A Malaysian conservative Muslim rights activist called out Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah for his alleged lack of concern regarding the 'normalisation' of LGBT in the country. Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar is the president of the anti-LGBT group WAFIQ (Women’s Alliance for Family and Quality Education). In...

LGBT couples sue Japanese government on Valentine’s Day, demand equal rights

In what appears to be a pioneering initiative, 13 LGBT couples in Japan plan to sue the government for on Valentine's Day protesting for the legalization of same-sex marriage in the country. While there are technically no specific laws that prohibit same-sex marriage in Japan...