Tag Archive: LGBT

Disney Lodges Appeal On ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Ban In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: In a new twist to the ongoing Beauty and the Beast saga in Malaysia, Walt Disney has lodged an appeal with the Home Ministry about passing the film without cuts. But Malaysian Censorship Board (LPF) chairman Abdul Halim…
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Singapore Bishop Issues Advisory On ‘Gay Moment’ In Beauty And The Beast

Romantic scenes involving two male characters in the live-action remake of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast have prompted an advisory from the head of the Anglican church in Singapore, calling on parents to “provide guidance to their children” on the…
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Gay American Lecturer Jailed For Lying About HIV Status, Qualifications

He pretended to be a professor of child psychology and lied to the authorities about his HIV status to get jobs at local polytechnics. He even used his lover’s blood for an HIV test so that it would test negative…
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Gay Community Expressed Mixed Feelings About Prominent Activist Charged For Drug Crime

A prominent gay activist, Dr Stuart Koe, was hauled to court yesterday for six drug-related charges (including one of trafficking) and the gay community have expressed disappointment that the incident will cause the public to have poor view of it. Dr…
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Singapore Voted Against UN’s Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity (SOGI) Mandate Safeguard

Eight Latin American Countries (LAC 8) countered an African Group’s hostile resolution on the United Nations Human Rights Council Annual Report (specifically targeted at the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Independent (SOGI) Expert Mandate) and submitted an amendment in supporting and preserving…
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