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Apr 2, 2018

Fukuoka begins official recognition of LGBT partnerships

The Fukuoka Municipal Government on Monday began officially recognizing the partnerships of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples, adding to nationwide efforts to eliminate discrimination against sexual minorities. The city is the seventh municipality in the country to issue such certificates after Tokyo's Shibuya Ward ...

/ Mar 26, 2018

Beijing festival pulls Oscar-winning gay film

A Chinese film festival has pulled the award-winning gay romance "Call Me By Your Name" from its program, the movie's distributor said Monday, reflecting China's inconsistent relationship with gay themes in the creative arts. The movie, which won a screenplay Oscar this month, was withdrawn ...