ASEAN SOGIE Caucus

Inclusive and diverse ASEAN

  • ASEAN SOGIE Caucus successfully highlights intersectional analysis during 2015 ILGA Asia conference

    ASEAN SOGIE Caucus successfully highlights intersectional analysis during 2015 ILGA Asia conference

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    Statement on the ASEAN Community Vision 2025

    Statement on the ASEAN Community Vision 2025

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News

  • Towards South-South Support for SOGIE Mainstreaming in the CEDAW and CRC

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  • Strengthening Forces to Address SOGIE-based Bullying in Philippine schools

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  • ASC in the ACSC/APF 2016: “Spreading the Rainbow to Timor Leste”

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Statements

  • Joint Statement Concerning the Outcome of UNGA Resolution

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  • Joint Statement: Defend the Human Rights Council Resolution

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  • Statement for the Adoption of UN Resolution for Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI)

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External News

  • Vietnam recognizes transgender rights in breakthrough vote

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  • Myanmar LGBT Rights Network Statement on the Discussion on LGBTs in Mandalay During the 13th Mandalay Region Parliamentary Session

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  • [REPOST] Correcting an Injustice Towards the Transgender Community

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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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