Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Traveled to MALAYSIA with a partner? Did your hotel or guesthouse react to your sexual orientation?
I stayed at a gay or lesbian hotel
It was not an issue at the hotel
I felt uncomfortable at my hotel
I was refused accommodation because of my sexual orientation
A Malaysian court on [March 7] sentenced opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim to five years in jail on sodomy charges, overturning an earlier acquittal and ending his hopes of contesting a local election this month.
The Malaysian military has the toughest stand against recruiting gays in Asia, an international study tracking lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusion in armed forces worldwide has shown.
For those who might not be aware of it, the Malaysian government has been, for a quite a long time, conducting a serious effort is demonize and repress a minority group through a series of actions that are a fundamental breach of human rights, and which have some parallels with the early activities of the Nazis in Europe in the 1930s.
Jabatan Agama Islam Pahang (JAIP)’s new syariah law to prosecute cross-dressers is unconstitutional as enactments made by a state-empowered body must be grounded on an appropriate legislative competence and should not overrule fundamental liberties, said syariah lawyer Nizam Bashir Abdul Kariem Bashir. >>>
Religions are supposed to teach their followers compassion, care for the poor, understanding, and fellowship, amongst other articles of faith. In the 21st Century its seems that the reality of religion – believe what I tell you or else – has made a huge come back. >>>
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, given to older gay men, could prevent the transmission of strains of the virus that lead to anal cancer, aidsmap reports. Between 2010 and 2013, Australian researchers studied 342 gay men ages 35 or older who were tested at the outset for the strains of HPV covered by the currently available Gardasil vaccine and by the vaccine in development by Merck. They presented their findings at the 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) in Kuala Lumpur. >>>