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First Asian Pink Awards honor 15 amazing heroes

Asia’s LGBTI heroes have been honored at the first Asian Pink Awards in Singapore.\n

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22nd March 2014 10:18

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

Campaigners and company representatives flew in from all over the region and as far away as Europe for the event last night (16 March), organized by Asian gay men’s magazine Element.

Among those honored was A-Mei, the hit Taiwanese singer who held a free concert in 2013 to support same-sex marriage.

Another singer, Laure Shang, a past winner of the Chinese Supergirls contest and an LGBTI advocate was also given an award.

There were big cheers for M Ravi, a human rights lawyer from Singapore who is pushing for decriminalization of gay sex and protection from discrimination through the courts.

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