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Nguyen Thi Thuong Tran Thi Thu

Tran Thi Thu, Vietnamese footballer marries girlfriend

Vietnamese national footballer Tran Thi Thu married her girlfriend Nguyen Thi Thuong in Ho Chi Minh City on January 6. Vietnam has allowed symbolic same-sex weddings since 2015. However, the law does not offer the same recognition or protection given to opposite-sex married couples. Same-sex sexual activity is legal in the country. Despite a lack …

Xuân Diệu king of love poetry

On this day December 18: Xuân Diệu, King of Love Poetry

On December 18, 1985, the Vietnamese poet Xuân Diệu died of a heart attack. He is celebrated still in his homeland as the King of Love Poetry. As a young man in French-ruled Indochina, Xuân Diệu wrote mainly love poems. However, in 1944, he joined Ho Chi Minh’s anti-colonial resistance, and the focus of his …

Contestant on Vietnam The Bachelor

Those Two Vietnamese ‘Bachelor’ Contestants Are Now In A Relationship

The two female contestants on Vietnam’s The Bachelor who made global headlines when they chose each other instead are now in a relationship. Last month, contestant Minh Thu told the show’s bachelor Nguyen Quoc Trung at a rose ceremony that she had to leave the show because she was in love with fellow competitor, Truc …

Contestant on Vietnam The Bachelor

WATCH: Two Contestants On Vietnam’s ‘The Bachelor’ Chose Each Other Instead

It was a rose ceremony to remember on Vietnam’s iteration of dating show The Bachelor when two female contestants professed their love for each other on a recent episode. Last Thursday night, contestant Minh Thu told the show’s bachelor Nguyen Quoc Trung that she had to leave the show because she was smitten with fellow …