Vietnam embraces gay marriage but with caveats


On January 1, 2015, Vietnam’s National Assembly voted to legalise same-sex marriage in the country.

It is a decision that places Vietnam at the forefront of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in the region.

But there is still some legal ambiguity surrounding their marital status, prompting many to question whether any tangible progress towards equality has been made.

Grace Wilson has the details.


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Grace Wilson

Grace Wilson is embarking on the final year of her dual Journalism/Communications degree, majoring in Public Relations & Issues Management. She has experience writing for street press publications and has worked as a freelance videographer, but considers her main area of interest to be broadcast journalism. Upon graduating she hopes to pursue a career in radio current affairs, either as a reporter or producer.

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