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FEATURE-'I woke up gay': Malaysian LGBT+ band uses music to fight bias

1:00am GMT

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With songs like "I woke up gay" and "Lonely lesbian", LGBT+ punk band Shh...Diam! is making a rare splash in Malaysia, using music to fight long-running discrimination.

Tech, banking giants back same-sex marriage in Taiwan ahead of referendum

16 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Banking and technology giants including JPMorgan, Google and Microsoft on Friday threw their support behind a campaign for same-sex marriage in Taiwan, days before a referendum.

Tech, banking giants back same-sex marriage in Taiwan ahead of referendum

16 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Banking and technology giants including JPMorgan, Google and Microsoft on Friday threw their support behind a campaign for same-sex marriage in Taiwan, days before a referendum.

Tech, banking giants back same-sex marriage in Taiwan ahead of referendum

16 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Banking and technology giants including JPMorgan, Google and Microsoft on Friday threw their support behind a campaign for same-sex marriage in Taiwan, days before a referendum.

Anger as Indonesia jails teacher who documented sexual harassment

15 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An Indonesian woman has been sentenced to six months in jail after she documented sexual harassment by her employer, sparking condemnation from rights groups on Thursday.

Exclusive: Women in Tokyo strongly back single-sex transport amid security fears - global poll

15 Nov 2018

TOKYO/KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women in Tokyo are most in favor of having single-sex carriages on public transport, according to a poll in five of the world's biggest commuter cities released on Thursday, despite such policies facing growing criticism.

EXCLUSIVE-Women in Tokyo strongly back single-sex transport amid security fears - global poll

15 Nov 2018

TOKYO/KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - W omen in Tokyo are most in favour of having single-sex carriages on public transport, according to a poll in five of the world's biggest commuter cities released on Thursday, despite such policies facing growing criticism.

Anger and anxiety in Taiwan as same-sex marriage vote nears

13 Nov 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Taiwan's top court sided with Chi Chia-wei last year in a ruling that should have paved the way for same-sex marriage to be legalized, the activist thought his three-decade struggle was finally over.

From 'cardboard nannies' to 'fruit money': fast-paced Hong Kong slow to adapt to its elderly

31 Oct 2018

HONG KONG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the Tanner Hill apartments in Hong Kong, the residents - all aged 60-plus - are enjoying the ancient Chinese tile game of mahjong along with some bite-sized delicacies, dimsum, at one of the on-site restaurants.

FEATURE-From 'cardboard nannies' to 'fruit money': fast-paced Hong Kong slow to adapt to its elderly

31 Oct 2018

HONG KONG, Oct 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the Tanner Hill apartments in Hong Kong, the residents - all aged 60-plus - are enjoying the ancient Chinese tile game of mahjong along with some bite-sized delicacies, dimsum, at one of the on-site restaurants.

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