Jul 2 2009 | No Comment
It’s Ok To Be Gay in India

The high courts in India have overturned an archaic British colonial law that made gay sex illegal in the country. Original Reuters article:
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – An Indian court Thursday ruled gay sex was not a crime, a verdict that will bolster demands by gay and health groups that the government scrap a British colonial law which bans homosexual sex.
In a country where public hugging and kissing even among heterosexuals invites lewd remarks and sometimes beatings, gay sex has been a taboo, leaving the government unsure how conservative Indians would …

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May 7 2009 | No Comment
“Queer&Asian” A Documentary

“Queer&Asian” is an upcoming documentary film by film maker Ken Takeuchi that sets out to compile stories of queer gaysians in the New York City area. Production has yet to be completed so if anyone is interested in sharing their story, please make sure to contact Ken by visiting the documentary’s official website. Below is a description of the project itself taken from the website:
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Asian and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. face a reality, where they are subjected to racial stereotypes and prejudice in the …

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Feb 20 2009 | No Comment
Running Multiple Instances (Clone) of Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger)

For the gaysian that wants to meet new friends but don’t want to give out their personal MSN account for the sake of privacy can now try a hidden feature in the 2009 version of Windows Live Messenger. With a simple edit to your computer’s registry, you can have multiple instances of live messenger running. Now you can split people between accounts- the normal friends and then the not-so “normal” friends.

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Feb 17 2009 | 2 Comments
The Voice of China’s LGBT Community- Wu Youjian

In the Phoenix Network (鳳凰衛視) TV talk show “Shehui Neng Jiandu” (社會能見度) Wu Youjian, a retired editor based in Guangzhou explains that her son’s coming out of the closet gave her the feeling of responsibility for speaking out on LGBT issues in China because she understood that homosexuality is not a sickness and that LGBT people are just like their straight counterparts. With help from people, Wu has created a large presence for herself over the internet by blogging because she felt that the LGBT community in China needed a voice and needed to be heard.

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Feb 2 2009 | No Comment
Chinese gay couple on “A Date with Luyu”

魯豫有約 or in English, A Date with Luyu is a highly rated Oprah-esque format TV show shown on the 鳳凰衛視 Phoenix Channel network in mainland China. In this particular episode, Luyu interviews two gaysian couples who had unofficially married in China back in the 80s. In the video they tell their amazing story of how they met and dealt with being gay in traditional China.

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Jan 27 2009 | No Comment
Hong Kong

For the gaysian that enjoys travel, a trip to not miss is definitely a trip to Hong Kong. Touted as the pearl of the orient, Hong Kong is a vibrant Chinese city that showcases a type of energy that cannot be emulated elsewhere in China.
Shopping
Most people who know Hong Kong, know that it’s smart to go to Hong Kong with an empty suitcase… because coming back, you’re bound to completely fill it up. Exactly what is there to buy? For starters, clothing. HK boasts clothing shops at practically every corner …