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
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
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
Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim agreed at a High Court hearing today that homosexuals should be discriminated against to protect the sanctity of marriage, but pointed out that archaic laws should be reviewed to prevent innocent people from being punished. >>>
Protesters march on a street during a rally to demand for electoral reforms in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday. Thousands of people gathered near Kuala Lumpur's Independence Square to seek sweeping changes in polling regulations to curb fears of fraud in elections that many speculate will be held in June. >>>
Reverend Ouyang Wen Feng is a highly controversial figure who faced outrage and threats when in 2007 he opened the first gay-friendly church in conservative Malaysia, where sexual identity is a hot-button topic. But Ouyang, a journalist-turned-pastor, said gay men and women should speak out to “break the vicious cycle” and help fight misunderstandings about the gay community. >>>