The Foreign Desk

Explainer 143: Why is Asia so behind on LGBT rights?

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28 November 2018

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The results of last weekend’s referendum on equal marriage rights in Taiwan were unexpected – and have wider implications for LGBT rights across the continent. Monocle’s HK bureau chief, James Chambers, explores why Asia is so reluctant to change its conservative views.

28 November 2018

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