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azmin ali malaysia gay sex vid scandal

Gay sex vids circulated on social media in Malaysia purport to show Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali in sex acts with another man. Colonial-era Malaysian laws threaten up to 20 years imprisonment for gay sex. It’s déjà vu all over again for the south-east Asian country. Once again, a rising political star finds his political …

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Hong Kong Pride Parade banner crowd

A Hong Kong government lawyer has told the country’s top court marriage would “no longer be special” if same-sex marriage is legalised. Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriages earlier this month. More than 300 couples tied the knot in jubilant scenes in the country last Friday. Meanwhile, a Hong Kong …

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singapore prime minister nephew Li Huanwu same-sex marriage

Li Huanwu, the nephew of Singapore’s Prime Minister, has tied the knot with his partner in South Africa. Same-sex marriage is not legal in Singapore, and gay sex is still illegal under the country’s Colonial-era Penal Code. Huanwu and his partner Heng Yirui shared the news of their marriage late last week. Yirui shared photos …

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taiwan gay couple same-sex marriage legalised weddings taipei

Around 300 same-sex couples in Taiwan tied the knot on the first day of the country’s same-sex marriage legislation coming into effect. Taiwan made history last week when it became the first Asian nation to legalise same-sex marriage. More than 150 same-sex couples were scheduled to register marriages in capital city Taipei alone on Friday, …

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Taipei Pride Festival in Taiwan same-sex marriage

Taiwan’s parliament has passed same-sex marriage legislation in a historic first for Asia. The country’s government passed legislation on Friday allowing same-sex couples legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and adoption. Ahead of the vote, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said, “Today, we have a chance to make history and show the …

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king of the catwalk brunei sinon loresca

The King of the Catwalk, Sinon Loresca caused a social media firestorm last week over a visit to Brunei. The openly gay Filipino social media influencer dismissed recent protests against the sultanate. He told his 1.6 million Facebook and half million Instagram followers “some news so exaggerated.” That ‘exaggerated’ news reported on laws allowing religious …

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Sultan of Brunei George Clooney gay boycott

George Clooney has welcomed the Sultan of Brunei’s backdown on its death penalty for gay sex but vowed to keep up pressure on the country until the laws are repealed completely. The actor led calls to boycott Brunei-owned hotels and properties after the small southeast Asian nation introduced the death penalty for homosexuality as part …

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mr gay world 2019 janjep carlos

Janjep Carlos from the Philippines has been crowned Mr Gay World 2019. The 41-year-old is vice president of a realty firm and was announced as this year’s winner of the annual pageant at a ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa, on May 4. Carlos succeeded last year’s winner, Perth chef Jordan Bruno, who was …

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sultan of brunei death penalty

The Sultan of Brunei says the sultanate won’t enforce the death penalty for those convicted of gay sex and adultery following a global backlash against the small South-East Asian nation. Brunei introduced the laws as part of its new Sharia Penal Code Order (SPCO) on April 3. The laws punish sodomy and adultery with death …

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harvey norman brunei

As multi-national finance and travel companies implement boycotts of Brunei-owned businesses, Australia-based retailer Harvey Norman has begun advertising on Brunei radio. Recently, worldwide outrage greeted the Sultan of Brunei’s introduction of whipping, amputation and death by stoning as penalties for various ‘crimes’. Among other actions celebrities, government organisations and multi-national finance and travel companies announced …

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