ASEAN SOGIE Caucus

Inclusive and diverse ASEAN

  • 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...

  • Address the missing link in ASEAN integration. Realize...

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    Address the missing link in ASEAN integration. Realize...

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    Address the missing link in...

  • Bata at Bahaghari

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    Bata at Bahaghari

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    Bata at Bahaghari

News

  • New Publication: The Rainbow in Context: An Overview of the Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ) Persons in Southeast Asia

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  • New Publication: A Research Report on the Lives of Lesbian and Bisexual Women and Transgender Men in Timor-Leste

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  • New Publication: Policy Brief on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and SOGIESC in Southeast Asia

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Statements

  • Statement on the Outcome of the UPR of Philippines

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  • ASC’s Statement concerning progress of the SOGIE Equality Bill in the Philippines

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  • Statement on the occasion of the 50th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (4-8 August 2017)

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External News

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

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

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  • Vietnam recognizes transgender rights in breakthrough vote

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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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