Largest LGBT conference in Asia to be held in Taipei (update)

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/26
By: Lillian Wu and Christie Chen

Taipei, Oct. 26 (CNA) The largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) 9424395conference in Asia will be held for the first time in Taiwan, with 300 activists in the LGBT community from over 30 countries participating, the Taiwan Tongzhi (LGBT) Hotline Association (台灣同志諮詢熱線協會) announced Monday.

The 6th ILGA-Asia Regional Conference will be held at the Chientan Overseas Youth Activity Center in Taipei from Oct. 28 to 30. ILGA stands for International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association.

The conference will discuss such issues as marital equality, AIDS, health services, LGBT rights in Muslim societies, strategies to combat criminalization of homosexuality, and LGBT activism in Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and other Asian countries.     [FULL  STORY]

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