Topics :: Vietnam

Vietnamese Gays Return to Lunar New Year Parade

Saturday Feb 1, 2014
After being sidelined from last year’s Lunar New Year parade, gay Vietnamese Americans are planning to march with pride on Saturday in this year’s event.

Kill Anything That Moves

By Daniel Scheffler | Thursday Jan 2, 2014
Vietnam - where is the truth?

Gays Seek Inclusion at Vietnamese Parade

Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
A Southern California city is gearing up for a heated debate over a Vietnamese new year’s parade that would exclude the community’s gay and lesbian residents.

Gays Challenge Exclusion From Vietnamese Parade

Monday Dec 9, 2013
Gay rights activists are stepping up pressure on the organizers of a Vietnamese new year parade in Orange County to allow them to march.

Vietnam Legalizes Same-Sex Weddings, Not Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 13, 2013
Vietnam’s government is now allowing same-sex couples to hold wedding ceremonies, giving them the right to live together. Gay marriage, however, remains illegal.

Hundreds Support Gay Marriage in Vietnam

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Oct 28, 2013
Hundreds of supporters came out on Sunday to support gay marriage via a staged wedding in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Gay Vietnamese-American Group Barred From Parade

Friday Mar 15, 2013
A Southern California city is reviewing its rules after a gay Vietnamese-American group was excluded from February’s annual Tet Parade in Little Saigon.

Bon Me Food Truck to Open Restaurant in January 2013

Monday Nov 12, 2012
Bon Me, known around Boston for their blue and yellow food trucks, have secured the space for their first brick and mortar restaurant at One Kendall Square in Cambridge.

Unlikely Vietnam Considers Same-Sex Marriage

By Margie Mason | Monday Jul 30, 2012
Vietnam’s Communist government is now considering whether to allow same-sex couples to marry or legally register and receive rights - positioning the country to be the first in Asia to do so.

Metropole Hanoi Lends Historic Charm to Same-Sex Nuptials

Wednesday Mar 7, 2012
The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, a celebrated landmark for Vietnamese couples, is opening its doors to newlyweds from all over the globe with two new packages showcasing the 110-year-old hotel’s blend of French savor faire and Vietnamese tradition.