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Taiwan's gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan’s giant step toward allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn’t over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries. Challenges to an Asia-wide embrace of same-sex unions were highlighted by this week’s caning of two Indonesian men as ...

/ Mar 7, 2017

'Hormonal' women need protecting, Indian minister says

Female students need curfews to protect them from their own “hormonal outbursts,” India’s women’s minister has said, sparking ridicule on social media. Many Indian universities inflict curfews on women while allowing male students freedom to stay out at night, a policy that critics say ...