Al Jazeera Looks at LGBT Rights in Asia: VIDEO


Al Jazeera's show The Stream looks at changing attitudes toward LGBT people in Nepal, India, Indonesia, Singapore, and across Asia.


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  1. Wow. The transition from invisibility is hard - in a lot of ways. Interesting that a country (Nepal) allows a third gender on its identification cards and other countries are considering it, yet no activist could define what that means. What are the precise contours of that definition?

    Posted by: Markt | Feb 7, 2013 2:12:08 PM

  2. Mark - Unfortunately no one from the Third Gender community was on the show to offer up their perspective and folks were unwilling to speak on others' behalf.

    Here's an article from when Nepal passed the third gender ID legislation that might help shed some light:

    Posted by: Brian | Feb 7, 2013 2:35:30 PM

  3. I notice few comments here. And I guess I know why.

    Is AJ, while seeming to promote gay rights, anti-semitic?

    Maybe a stupid question, but help me out here folks.
    Why the sudden silence?

    Posted by: Tom221 | Feb 8, 2013 4:11:29 AM

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