Vietnam and LGBT rights: Making strides Society

Vietnam and LGBT rights: Making strides

Vietnam has seen a radical change in lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) rights over the last decade as the State has made significant steps to protect rights and equality.
Largest event for LGBTQ community underway in Hanoi Society

Largest event for LGBTQ community underway in Hanoi

Hanoi Pride 2017, the country’s most anticipated event for the LGBTQ community, opened on September 18 and runs until September 24 with a series of exhibitions, discussions, film screenings, a bike rally and walking march.
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Stilt houses of the Phu La

The Phu La , a Tibeto-Burman language group, lives in mountainous areas of Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Son La and Dien Bien provinces in the north. Its population is nearly 11,000.
Society

Sex education needs revamp

Young Vietnamese people need a better understanding of sexual health and their rights in order to ensure safer sex and a higher quality of life, national and international experts said at a recent meeting in Hanoi .
Society

Homosexuals face violence in their own homes

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people (LGBT) are still discriminated against in Vietnam and are often exposed to violence from their parents and family members, sociologists warned at a recent conference.