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Queer Asia in the News

Gay Star News

An article on Asian representation at Pride in London. This is especially important given the imperial past of the UK and its effects on Asia that are still felt to this day.

BBC Impact

South Korean drag artist Heezy Yang (aka Hurricane Kimchi) was on the BBC Impact during his visit to London for the ‘Queer’ Asia Conference 2017.


BBC World News:

Queer Asia co-founder J. Daniel Luther on BBC World News discussing the court ruling on same-sex marriage in Taiwan and LGBT rights situation in Asia. Daniel emphasised the need to look beyond marriage when it comes to #LGBT issues in Asia, while recognising the importance of formal equality. #queerasia


Attitude Magazine:

Attitude Magazine covered the ‘Queer’ Asia Conference 2016 with details of our guest speakers and the importance of an inter-regional platform on Queer Asia issues in London.

BBC World News:

Queer Asia co-founder J. Daniel Luther was on the BBC World News programme ‘Impact’ with Yalda Hakim on  LGBT issues in India along with Victoria Hsu, Taiwan Alliance for Civil Partnership Rights and Bryan Choong, Former Director, Oogachaga, Singapore’s first NGO providing counselling services to LGBT persons, our guests from the Queer Asia Conference 2016.

Pride in London:

Queer Asia Conference featured in the Pride in London Festival

The Guardian: Coverage of our Run Up event Feminist Activism in China

Our LGBT history month event in collaboration with Jiemei Sisters featuring chinese feminist activist Li Maizi was covered by the Guardian.