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The Mekong Reborn with Aqua Expeditions

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 20
Discover the Mekong River aboard the luxurious and eco-friendly riverboat Aqua Mekong, launching this fall.

Obama Nominates Gay Man to Be Ambassador to Vietnam

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | May 17
President Barack Obama has reportedly nominated a gay man to serve as the new ambassador to the country of Vietnam.

Vietnamese Gays Return to Lunar New Year Parade

NATIONAL | Feb 1
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.

Gays Seek Inclusion at Vietnamese Parade

NATIONAL | Dec 11
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

NATIONAL | Dec 9
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

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 13
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

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 28
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

INTERNATIONAL | Mar 15
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.

Unlikely Vietnam Considers Same-Sex Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Margie Mason | Jul 30
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

Mar 7
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.

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