There were three presentations at this workshop: (1) Impact of Homophobia and Transphobia on LGBTQ individuals in Singapore (Bryan Choong, Oogachaga, Singapore); Legal Recognition and Social Acceptance of Homosexuality in Asia … and what’s next? (Jingshu Zhu, China/Netherlands); andLBT Discrimination in China (Gong Yu, Common Language, China). >>>
There's an air of triumph in the air, given that this is the biggest international LGBT meeting in Asia in history (about 200 participants - they ran out of name tags!), and the fact that ILGA Asia is finally re-convening after the disastrous events of Surabaya 2010, when extremists stormed the host hotel before the meeting even got underway.