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Vietnam’s gay population hopeful about future | Asian Correspondent

Vietnam’s gay population hopeful about future

By Edward Barbour-Lacey Apr 15, 2014 10

Demonstrators Trang Tuyet Nga, left, and Bach Ngoc Lien attend Vietnam's first ever gay pride march in Hanoi in 2012. Pic: AP.
For many years Vietnam’s gay community has had to put up with harassment and discrimination from much of the country’s society, including even from their own families. However, attitudes appear to be shifting towards a more open and inclusive style of thinking. It is even possible that lawmakers will vote to change the country’s Marriage and Family Law to allow same-sex marriage, or at least make it no longer illegal. Read More

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