Tag Archive | Vietnam

Vietnam’s ‘first trans dad’ shows LGBT+ openness and challenges

Vietnam’s ‘first trans dad’ shows LGBT+ openness and challenges

When Dao Minh Khang halted his hormone therapy last year, little did he know he would quickly get pregnant and become Vietnam’s first transgender father. Khang’s pregnancy and the birth of his baby girl in May with his partner, a transgender woman, has made headlines in Vietnam, where it is rare for gay or transgender […]

Hong Kong: Two gay men challenge ban on same-sex marriage

Hong Kong: Two gay men challenge ban on same-sex marriage

Two gay men have launched separate legal bids to overturn Hong Kong’s ban on same-sex marriage, the first time the law has been challenged in court. The two men, an activist and a student, argue that the ban on same-sex marriage violates their right to equality under the Basic Law, the city’s mini-constitution. They are […]

Musical Review: Miss Saigon – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical Review: Miss Saigon – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Frances Winston feels that this is a ‘not to be missed’ production of Miss Saigon, which is both awe-inspiring and thought-provoking   Most touring productions passing through the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre run for around a week. The fact that Miss Saigon is booked in for six weeks is a testament to its enduring popularity. […]