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

  • Bata at Bahaghari

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  • Regional Workshop to Promote Family Acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Persons in ASEAN

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  • Maximizing LGBTIQ community involvement in the UPR

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Statements

  • Address the missing link in ASEAN integration. Realize People’s Agenda for a Social ASEAN.

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  • Statement on the Philippine Government’s Attempt to Delay the Universal Periodic Review

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  • Statement on the Disbandment of a Waria/Bissu assembly in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

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External News

  • Justice for Sameera – Ensure thorough investigation & hold perpetrators accountable

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  • 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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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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