First Mailing for the 8th ILGA Asia Conference

On behalf of the ILGA Asia Executive Board, we are bringing you the first of three conference mailings which includes: a call to submit proposals, a call for candidates to get involved in ILGA Asia and a call for nominations of city and host organisation(s) to host the 9th ILGA Asia Conference.

Statement on the implementation of the Sharia Penal Code in Brunei

ILGA Asia calls on the Government of Brunei to halt the implementation of the Sharia Penal Code, and engage meaningful consultations with the communities most affected by the law, such as LGBT community, women, as well as with other human rights bodies and experts. We urge the Government to uphold its obligations to protect the rights and lives of its population.

Repost from 6Rang - Reparative Therapies on Gays and Lesbians through Cruel, Inhumane and Humiliating Treatments Has Increased in Iran

The number of private and semi-governmental psychological and ‎psychiatric institutions and clinics treating homosexuals has seen a significant increase in the last year, despite the ‎Islamic Republic officials’ denial during a UN sessionin March 2017, of promoting psychological and psychiatric reparative ‎therapies to change individuals’ sexual orientations and gender identities.

Public Statement by the Asian Intersex Movement

Between February 8-11, the First Asian Intersex Forum took place in Bangkok, Thailand, bringing together 14 intersex people from across Asia. Together, they drafted a Public Statement by the Asian Intersex Movement, and a Media Statement announcing the new regional network, Intersex Asia. Read them here!

Media Statement by Intersex Asia

Between February 8-11, the First Asian Intersex Forum took place in Bangkok, Thailand, bringing together 14 intersex people from across Asia. Together, they drafted a Public Statement by the Asian Intersex Movement, and a Media Statement announcing the new regional network, Intersex Asia. Read them here!