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Laos holds first gay pride event despite taboo

in LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC, 29/06/2012

Laos has held its first ever gay pride event in what supporters hope is a sign of softening social values in the small communist country.


Although homosexuality is legal in Laos, it is frowned upon by many among the socially conservative nation of around 6 million people, and event organisers decided against holding a parade as is common at global pride events. Read he full story here.

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