Sex News in Asia – 3/5/12
- Minister of State for Community Development, Youth and Sports Halimah Yacob said that the number of divorces has risen from 6,800 in 2008 to 7,000 in 2010.
- Probation for man who threatened to upload nude pictures of underage lover
- Man jailed and caned for molesting niece in toilet
- Police have busted an “Internet Love Scam” ring that extorted over S$100,000 from victims.
- Andrew Loh asks “Are our children safe from sex abuse? More here
- He sleeps with bride, then wants his $6,800 back
- Rise in number of complaints by pregnant workers
- Bitter aftertaste of being a pregnant employee
- Some parents relied on a children’s sex education book aptly titled Where Did I Come From? but the book has since been banned for its graphic content.
- Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia speaks up for sex ed
- Forum letter: Let young know plain facts of sex
- Malaysia court rejects appeal of gay festival ban. Another report here.
- Cop jailed over forced oral sex
- Children of Srikandi is the first film to document the lives of queer women in Indonesia
- Several Internet service providers and mobile phone operators in Indonesia have banned the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) website for containing “pornography.”
- LGBTs have not assimilated well into Thai society, writes a columnist in the Bangkok Post.
- The women of Pattaya’s Walking Street may end up as nuns. A class of women, locally known as Mae chiis, or “lay nuns”, has recently emerged.
- The Home Ministry distanced itself from its court representative’s statement that homosexuality is “immoral and clarified that it has decided not to challenge the Delhi High Court’s 2009 decision to decriminalise homosexuality.
- Slur of being single. A National Consultation on Agrarian Single Women recently focussed on issues of distress, access to livelihood and services.
- Fr James McTavish writes – Catholic Church and HIV: Good theology and good medicine
- The Philippine National Police (PNP) have recorded 17 rape-slay cases in the country, mostly from the provinces of Laguna and Bulacan in February.
Disclaimer: Some of these media reports may portray sex and sexuality in a negative light. I am merely re-reporting them and may not always agree with the reports or opinions expressed.