Books in public library that encourage homophobia or openly teach parents to “prevent” same-sex orientations in their children should come with a government approved disclaimer, say gay rights activists.
"Firelight of a Different Colour" is a new biography of Hong Kong superstar Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing. The author, Nigel Collett, was kind enough to answer some of our questions about the actor, singer, songwriter, and director about Cheung's stardom and sexuality.
So the saying goes: It does not pay to have a secret private life, honesty is a far better option, and particularly so in the world of high finance and politics as David Clive Price's characters who work in financial powerhouses in Hong Kong find out.
Nigel Collett reviews Island of Demons, a fictional account of the life of Walter Spies, a gay Russian-born German artist, choreographer, musician and natural historian, who moved to Yogyakarta and later Bali where he had left a profound influence on local painters and the evolution of the modern ketjak dance before he was arrested as part of a crackdown on homosexuals in 1938.