LGBT delegates to the ASEAN Youth SUmmit are happy with developments during the ASEAN Youth Forum 2014. We’re especially happy about points 3 and 4, plus certain sections of point 5. Read their statement below. >>>
Gay people and indigenous people risk having their rights ignored in a planned Southeast Asian human rights document, a group of Indonesian activists warned on Friday. Indonesian human rights groups were among the 54 who gathered in Manila on Wednesday for the final discussions on the forthcoming Association of Southeast Asian Nations human rights declaration, which is scheduled to be released in November. >>>
CCHR recently called on the Cambodian government to use its position as chair of ASEAN to lobby for the inclusion of provisions protecting the human rights of LGBT people in the draft ASEAN human rights declaration please see attached CCHR's press release dated 16 January 2012 >>>
03/06/2011 | Progressive Organization of Gays in the Philippines ProGay
On 16 May, members of ProGay Philippines and Metropolitan Community Church of Quezon City (MCCQC) trooped to the House of Representatives in Quezon City, Philippines to support House Bill 1483 (Anti-Discrimination Bill) and House Bill 4635 (National Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Act of 2011). Casino delivered a privileged speech on the house floor supporting IDAHO. >>>
More than 1,300 delegates at the 2011 ASEAN Civil Society Conference, representing various CSOs and movements gathered together in Jakarta, Indonesia, 3-5 May 2011 to discuss the main concerns confronting the peoples of ASEAN and developing key proposals for the 18th ASEAN Summit. >>>
29/12/2010 | ILGA Communication Team Asia
Only one Southeast Asian country voted for the re-inclusion of sexual orientation in the UN Resolution on EJE. It's a pre-dominantly Catholic county, but it's not the Philippines, and it's not an ASEAN country yet.