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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About 400 representatives of several non-governmental organisations and local residents gathered here today, asking the authorities to take stern action against Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan including stripping of her citizenship.
Kualur Lumpur – Following the report of the ‘marriage’ (actually a civil partnership) of a Malaysian student to his Irish partner, the religious and official homophobes and bigots in Malaysia have created a storm in a tea cup, as this Malaysian press report shows: “The reported “gay marriage” between a Malaysian and his lover in Ireland has triggered outrage online, with one Facebook group urging he be brought home to be “saved”. >>>
Malacca will amend its state Islamic enactment to prosecute gays and lesbians by applying the same type of Shariah legal mechanism used against deviant Muslim sects. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam said homosexuals and lesbians could be tried at the Shariah Court once the enactment was gazetted as Shariah law. >>>
Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam wants to amend Syariah laws to deal with gay men and lesbians although Malacca's Syariah laws already criminalise "intentional anal sex," "attempted intentional anal sex" and “sexual relations... against the order of nature.” >>>
Malaysian authorities have sent 66 Muslim schoolboys whom they consider effeminate to a four-day camp where they will receive counseling on masculine behaviour. The education director of a northeastern state in this Muslim-majority country says the measure is meant to help prevent the teens from potentially becoming gay or transvestites.