An LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) activist participates in the Hyderabad Queer Pride parade in Hyderabad on February 3, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Noah Seelam
Wednesday, February 6 at 19:30 GMT:
In Asia, LGBT activists are changing attitudes towards sexual and gender minorities. In the past year, Taiwan had its first same-sex Buddhist wedding, Myanmar and Laos held their first gay pride parades, and now, Nepal issues IDs for a "third gender". What role has culture and religion played in changing mindsets towards sexuality and gender? And what challenges remain?
In this episode of The Stream, we are joined by:
Grace Poore, @IGLHRC
Program Coordinator for Asia and the Pacific Islands, International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission iglhrc.org