Malaysian transgender ‘conversion therapy’ plan sparks alarm

A Malaysian state plans to run a conversion therapy course aimed at transgender women, officials said Saturday, sparking alarm among LGBT activists in the conservative Muslim-majority country. The course would run over several days next year after authorities had completed a survey of the transgender population, a Terengganu state official said. Participation in the course ...

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ to be shown uncut in Malaysia

‘Beauty and the Beast’ to be shown uncut in Malaysia

Disney’s hit movie Beauty and the Beast, under fire from Malaysian conservatives for a “gay moment”, will be released in the Muslim-majority country without any...

‘Questions’ Episode 2: People from 7 cities tell us what they think of LGBT people

One is irritated by them, another calls them ‘brave’. The answers to this episode of Coconuts TV’s ‘Questions’ will be intriguing. In the second...

Right-wing US group calls on PayPal to boycott “LGBT-jailing” Malaysia

Right-wing US group calls on PayPal to boycott “LGBT-jailing” Malaysia

Shade thrown all around

US  city of San Diego declares April 5 “Nisha Ayub Day”, after Malaysian trans activist

US city of San Diego declares April 5 “Nisha Ayub Day”, after Malaysian trans activist

Do YOU have a major US city naming a day in your honour?

Canada grants refugee status to openly gay, atheist Malaysian student

Canada grants refugee status to openly gay, atheist Malaysian student

Canada has granted refugee status to an openly gay and atheist Malaysian student. Hazim Ismail, who is studying in Canada, had his claim accepted by the Immigration and Refugee...

Malaysian transgender activist wins US award for women of courage

Malaysian transgender activist wins US award for women of courage

A major recognition for LGBT activism in Malaysia.


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