ASEAN SOGIE Caucus

Inclusive and diverse ASEAN

  • #HerStory is Our Story: #PressForProgress Together with...

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    #HerStory is Our Story: #PressForProgress Together with...

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  • Fact Sheet: Escalating violence based on SOGIE in Indonesia

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    Fact Sheet: Escalating violence based on SOGIE in Indonesia

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    Fact Sheet: Escalating...

  • Joint Statement of Regional Organizations on Increasing...

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    Joint Statement of Regional Organizations on Increasing...

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    Joint Statement of Regional...

  • New Publication: Policy Brief on the Convention on the...

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    New Publication: Policy Brief on the Convention on the...

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    New Publication: Policy...

  • ASC’s Statement concerning progress of the SOGIE Equality...

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    ASC’s Statement concerning progress of the SOGIE Equality...

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    ASC’s Statement concerning...

  • New Publication: Civil society engagement with the UN...

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    New Publication: Civil society engagement with the UN...

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    New Publication: Civil...

  • Statement on the occasion of the 50th ASEAN Ministerial...

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    Statement on the occasion of the 50th ASEAN Ministerial...

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    Statement on the occasion of...

  • Advocacy Dialogue on Engaging in U.N. Special Procedures

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    Advocacy Dialogue on Engaging in U.N. Special Procedures

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    Advocacy Dialogue on...

  • Statement on the 30th ASEAN Summit: Continuing Threats and...

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    Statement on the 30th ASEAN Summit: Continuing Threats and...

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    Statement on the 30th ASEAN...

  • Building a Rainbow in Timor-Leste: Initial Insights and...

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    Building a Rainbow in Timor-Leste: Initial Insights and...

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    Building a Rainbow in...

News

  • #HugsNotHate: Online Solidarity Campaign in Southeast Asia for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) 2018

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  • Successful ASEAN Advocacy Week in Indonesia!

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  • Launching of “The Road to Acceptance” Documentary in Timor-Leste

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Statements

  • Solidarity on Every Frontier: Statement on the 2018 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (#IDAHOTB)

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  • #HerStory is Our Story: #PressForProgress Together with LBTQ Women

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  • Statement on the Outcome of the UPR of Philippines

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External News

  • Joint Statement of Regional Organizations on Increasing Violence against LGBTIQ persons in Indonesia

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  • "IndigoArtByVanessa" from Etsy.com

    Statement of the LBTQ Caucus

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  • Official Statement of His Excellency Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste on LGBT Acceptance

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Activist
Voices

Activist voices is a section to share insights, critiques and visions to strengthen LGBTIQ activism in Southeast Asia


Being Moro and LGBT

The life of a gay Moro is difficult. The eyes of our family and society are all on us. And the eyes of Islam, the religion of our upbringing, judge us heavily. In their interpretation of Islam, we are "haram": our feelings are dirty and forbidden. Gay Moros and their inner selves have no place in the "ummah", the community of Muslims, because in this society, there are only two genders in the eyes of God. And so we are forced to pretend and hide from their cruel eyes.

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