“I want people to rethink what’s considered ‘normal’ or ‘common sense’ so they are awakened to justice. I receive wonderful feedback from people who believe in different religions. I want people to see me and know that there is nothing wrong with them,” Nishimura said.
Still others claim that the very concept of “gender” is an attack on #Christianity (or, in some countries, traditional #Islam), and accuse the proponents of “gender” of discriminating against their #religious beliefs. And yet, the significant field of #gender and religion suggests that the enemies do not come from the outside, and that the dogma is to be found on the side of the censors.
Being Queer in Asia series is a virtual light-hearted discussion programme providing panel speakers, comprising of queer men, a platform to share on a specific topic that is close to their hearts.
Our theme for this episode will be #couplegoals. In Asia, we have heard stories about the different levels of acceptance across different countries and progressive news made about same-sex marriages. To enlighten us about this, we will be featuring 3 gay couples from different parts of Asia to share their perspectives.
Date: 17 July 2021 (Saturday) Time: 5pm (Singapore time); 4pm (Bangkok time); 6pm (Seoul time)
Registration link: http://tinyurl.com/beingqia1
Link to join the show will be emailed to you closer to the date.*Programme will be in English with live Thai-English translation by Nashy
June is Pride Month. See how you can get involved, whether it’s from your couch or joining a parade in your city. Pink Dot SG will be having theirs online for the 2nd year running on 12 June 2021. Do keep a lookout for it.
Nobody should face persecution or discrimination because of who they are or who they love.
Today we fly the rainbow flag to mark #IDAHOBIT. The is committed to the principle of non-discrimination on any grounds, including on the basis of sexual orientation/gender identity.
Britain will move to ban conversion therapy and provide more support to those in the LGBT community who have undergone the treatment, as part of its post-pandemic government agenda.