In 2011 and 2014, which will forever remain historic moments, Japan has signed UN Human Rights Council resolutions calling for an end to violence against LGBTQ people and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Malaysia criminalizes same-sex relationships with section 377 of the federal penal code, and things are not about to get any better for LGBTQ people.
An important decision has been made in Bolivia that could impact the entire LGBTQ community in the country.
The final vote on marriage equality in Sinaloa may be delayed because of electoral times scheduled for 2021.
India is making a huge step forward for transgender people by simplifying the process of changing gender on official documents.
Normally, the Summer Olympics will be held next year in Tokyo.
LGBTQ activists are trying to bring pressure on the Japanese government to enact an LGBT equality law through this event, which will be the center of international attention.
Japan Airlines (JAL) now uses gender-neutral greetings.
It's official: Kyoto now recognizes same-sex partnerships, marking a significant milestone in the recognition of LGBTQ+ rights in Japan.
In the Mexican state of Baja California, it is difficult to get married when you are in a same-sex relationship.
A bill to allow civil unions for same-sex couples has been introduced in Thailand, but the bill is far from perfect.
In Japan, equal marriage and civil unions are not open to same-sex couples, as we saw in an article on the initiative launched to bring businesses together and put pressure on the government to legalize marriage equality. Here is another initiative I am sure you’re going to like.
Close to 500 Pride Marches have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus according to European Pride Organizers Association’s global list, but more events will be held virtually to celebrate Pride Month.
In Costa Rica, Daritza Araya Arguedas, 24, a judicial technician, and Alexandra Quirós Castillo, 29, a university student, dreamed of getting married but couldn’t do so until now, not that they didn’t want to, but the equal marriage was illegal.
A charity has launched a program called the Famiee Project to bring more LGBTQ rights in Japan.