This week, we are covering the aftermath of the horrific bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital and the 14th anniversary of the beginning of the war in Afghanistan, and we’re also taking a look at the LGBT community in Southeast Asia.
Tag: lgbt rights
Yay Marriage! What’s Next?
Now that Notorious RBG and her crew used some jiggery-pokery, marriage equality is the law of the land. Everybody seems to be asking, what is next?
News in Asia
If you’re in the U.S., it’s Memorial Day as you read this, so I hope that you’re having a fun and relaxing day (if you’re off), or that work is easy and your customers nice (if you’re not). Here’s the news.
News in Asia
Here in the U.S., we are coming to the end of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and a week that has brought us the non-indictment of Darren Wilson, the ensuing protests that clashed with the capitalist idea of the start of the Christmas shopping season. That news and commentary have been covered here and here by the […]
News in Asia: Gay Rights Edition
This is another in a series of special edition columns focused people and issues that affect the continent. This week’s column is focusing on gay rights throughout Asia.
I’m not sure what more I can say that hasn’t already been said a hundred times across the great, wide Internet about last week’s victory for marriage equality advocates in New York State. It was long-fought, hard-won, and lots of other things that I’m sure also have hyphens in them.
The Waiting Game
As Jamie mentioned on Monday and I talked about last week, civil rights advocates in New York State are still waiting… and waiting… and waiting for marriage equality legislation to come up for a vote in the State Senate.