Homosexuality has long been outlawed in tiny, oil-rich Brunei. Photo: Shutterstock

Being gay in Brunei: how a travel ban and sharia law upended activist’s life

  • Aziq Azman has not been able to travel for the past two years after authorities put him on a blacklist for drinking alcohol and insulting the Sultan
  • He said the harsher punishments are ‘like a magic act’…, covering up more insidious human rights violations in the oil-rich nation
Topic |   LGBTI

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Homosexuality has long been outlawed in tiny, oil-rich Brunei. Photo: Shutterstock
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Li Huanwu (R) with his boyfriend Heng Yirui. Photo: Facebook

Li Huanwu, grandson of Singapore founding father Lee Kuan Yew, marries boyfriend Heng Yirui – and Chinese social media users cheer them on

  • “I believe my father would have been thrilled to know this,” Li’s dad Lee Hsien Yang said
  • Sex between men remains illegal in Singapore but the city state’s first PM had been known to express a different opinion from the government in his later years
Topic |   Singapore

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Li Huanwu (R) with his boyfriend Heng Yirui. Photo: Facebook
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