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Social media tools pushed to support ‘Being LGBT in Asia’ initiative

The UNDP APRC and the USAID stressed the need to use innovative social media tools to support the "Being LGBT in Asia" initiative.

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8th June 2013 01:32

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

The use of these innovative social media tools will act as a catalyst for creative interaction and enhance understanding of the political, legal, social, institutional, and environmental issues facing LGBT individuals in Asia.

Utilizing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, QQ-tencent, Douban, and Crowdmapping, as a start, the initiative hopes to create a diverse online network bringing together LGBT individuals and organizations in Asia while having the ability to consolidate, collect, and disseminate information about the various LGBT movements across the region.

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