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NUS professor controversially likens lesbianism to ‘cancer’, sparks protest letter from graduates

NUS was alerted to them by one ex-student and two current students, who expressed concern after seeing what they said were two posts by Associate Professor Khairudin Aljunied, who lectures in NUS’ Malay Studies department. The latter updated his Facebook page on 20 February with a status that, among other things, likened lesbianism to “cancers” that must be stopped “in their tracks”.?

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2nd March 2014 03:48

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He labelled it as a “wrongful” ideology that will corrupt the true meaning of Islam and sexuality as defined by the Quran, warning that it will “spread like wild fire” if scholars and religious teachers do not speak up against it. Read more.