Memoirs of a Gaysian

Gay Star News interviews Australian author Benjamin Law about his book, Adventures in Gaysia, that explores different aspects of queer life in Indonesia, Thailand, China, Japan, India, Malaysia and Burma

Gay politicians and the media: How to do it and how to fail

GSN looks at the controversy some gay politicians have caused and why honesty is usually the best policy

The dawning of a Pink Season in Hong Kong

From this Saturday and until the beginning of December, Hong Kong turns a rose hue with dozens of events celebrating ‘pink power’

Bullied, beaten, abused and ‘exorcised’

Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker Freda Nsumba pleads for help to halt her deportation from the UK

The truth about Danmei

A Chinese teengirl craze for homoerotic comic books is giving gender and sexuality theorists something to talk about. Lingxiao Song, who was a teenage girl in China, digs into the trend

Ask, Tell, and Serve: The countries who have led the way

One year after President Barack Obama repealed Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, GSN looks at the countries showing the world how to treat gay soldiers

Gay love, life and hope in urban China

Lingxiao Song interviews two generations of gay men living in Changchun, a city of 7.5 million in north-eastern China

The full story of Jamaica’s anti-gay ‘Love March’

How Christians used a march for sexual purity to spread their anti-LGBT propaganda and demand Jamaica keeps its ‘buggery law’

Meet David Kuria, Kenya’s gay senator candidate

GSN interviews openly gay candidate, David Kuria, who will be running for the position of Senator in 2013, at Kenya’s Kiambu County

Be the man you want to date

GSN reporter Jean Paul Zapata gets some of the best relationship advice of his life at The Velvet Journey, a new company that offers wellbeing workshops and events for gay men

Stonewall starts its search for Britain’s best employer for gays

There’s just a week to go until the deadline for British employers to register for Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index – we find out more

Why Buddha was not anti-gay

While many gays are rejecting religion, others are choosing to walk a different path. GSN meets the Tibetan Buddhists who are living a life beyond dogma, intolerance and the very concept of sexuality

Dear Abby has advice for closeted gay employee being pressured to date female

Iconic advice columnist points out that it’s sexual harassment and a hostile work environment

Parisians celebrate being gay and Muslim at end of Ramadan

A group of LGBT Muslims celebrated Eid Al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, with pride and joy on the banks of the River Seine, Paris

Meet the openly gay Paralympians

Only two athletes out of 4,200, a shocking 0.5%, have come out as gay

Out and proud? The gays who were pushed out of the closet

Can the culture of outing a closeted LGBT person ever be justified?

Beth Brooke on how corporates can lead on global gay rights

We talk to Ernst & Young’s Beth Brooke, one of the world’s 100 most powerful women, about her role as an advocate for LGBT and women’s diversity

Buffy writer Jane Espenson on finding the funny in gay marriage

Gay Star News speaks to the writers and creators of beloved new marriage equality comedy Husbands

The man making marriage happen in Vietnam

Five years ago, the media in Vietnam regular reported on the social evil of homosexuality, now the government are looking into legalizing same-sex marriage, Gay Star News talk to the man who made it happen

Bisexual singer Christina Novelli on her love affair with music and cooking

Daughter of top celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli tells GSN why she chose music over cooking and accidentally learnt the guitar upside down

Nearly half of openly gay athletes win medals at Olympics

Megan Rapinoe, Judith Arndt, and Carl Hester are among the openly gay Olympians to impress in London 2012

Lily Tomlin heads to Malibu Country

Legendary star plays Reba McEntire’s outspoken mom on new ABC sitcom

In Peru, straight allies are crucial for equality

GSN chats to Igualdad Peru director Luis Antonio Capurro, who believes we need to respect a straight person’s opinion if we want them to respect ours

Jai Rodriguez finally leaving Queer Eye behind for Malibu Country

GSN Interview:  ‘It’s been a struggle to re-educate everyone that I was an actor before Queer Eye’

LGBT Europeans must be ‘tough and tougher’ for equal rights

Michael Cashman, Co-President of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights, speaks to GSN about the next European country to legalize gay marriage, gay rights in the European Union versus the United States and the economic benefits of LGBT rights

US marriage campaign leader speaks in Sydney

The leader of US national campaign group Freedom to Marry told GSN the story of how the fight for marriage equality had begun in the US, where it will be going in the year to come, and why we will win in the end

I changed my life: And how you can too

Ryan Lock shares eight top tips to help you reach your goals and explains how following them has let him set up his own business in his dream location – the beautiful island of Ibiza

Gay Olympic diving star Matthew Mitcham goes for gold

Tom Daley and Qiu Bo watch out, Australian Mitcham is a big gay gold hope in the individual 10m dive at the London Olympics

Great Dane: Culture minister Uffe Elbæk on gay Olympics and marriage

We speak to the openly gay Danish sports and culture minister on gay competitors in the games, encouraging LGBT sports, marriage and his informal style

A magical debut

Kunal Mukherjee’s touching coming-of-age story about a young gay boy in 1970s Hyderabad, My Magical Palace, is captivating. He talks to Gay Star News about the writing process and who has helped along the way