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Malaysia hears Christmas call for tolerance for LGBTs

in MALAYSIA, 28/12/2012

Malaysia’s most read online newspaper has published a Christmas call for tolerance towards LGBTs just days after a prominent lawmaker warned Malays about adopting foreign views on homosexuality.

The Malaysia Kini website published the article ‘Bethlehem revisited – the sacred in the unfamiliar’ by Queer Asian Spirit magazine editor Joseph N. Goh on December 22 in which he called on Malaysians to take Christmas as an opportunity to reflect on God’s mysterious ways.

‘Perhaps Christmas is a timely occasion to reflect on the unexpected and unusual workings of God in human lives - and perhaps even to consider the presence of the holy in the lives of LGBT persons,’ Goh wrote.

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