Topics :: Malaysia
Tuesday Aug 16, 2011
A gay Malaysian pastor who plans to marry his American partner in New York has pledged to throw a wedding banquet in his home country despite stern criticism by Muslim politicians.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Aug 9, 2011
Malaysia’s only openly gay pastor has issued a call for gays in that country, where homosexuality can be punished by 20 years in prison, to come out of the closet.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 22, 2011
Sixty-six schoolboys in Malaysia between the ages of 13 - 17 have been identified by teachers as "effeminate" and are being sent to a camp to man up before it’s too late and they "go gay," news sources reported on April 21.
By Sean Yoong | Wednesday Mar 30, 2011
Malaysia’s first gay-themed romance film has become a swift box-office success, attracting curious cinema audiences who rarely get to see movies centered on sexuality because of strict censorship in this Muslim-majority nation, its producer said Wednesday
Thursday Mar 17, 2011
Malaysian radio stations worry some lyrics in Lady Gaga’s gay anthem "Born This Way" are on the wrong track, baby.
By Sean Yoong | Tuesday Dec 21, 2010
A Muslim gay man in Malaysia says he fears for his safety after speaking about his sexuality in an Internet video that attracted online death threats and accusations by religious authorities that he is insulting Islam.
By SEAN YOONG | Wednesday Nov 17, 2010
Muslim-majority Malaysia’s first gay romance movie opens with playful scenes of a bare-chested male couple massaging each other on a beach at night.
By Sean Yoong | Thursday Nov 11, 2010
Muslim-majority Malaysia’s first gay romance movie opens with playful scenes of a bare-chested male couple massaging each other on a beach at night - but their euphoria soon evaporates in a story that seeks to placate both conservative government censors and contemporary audiences hungry for edgy material.
By JULIA ZAPPEI | Wednesday Oct 13, 2010
Adam Lambert pledged Tuesday to obey Malaysian government rules that forbid the flamboyant, openly gay glam rocker from kissing anyone onstage at a planned concert this week, but called it "a tough decision."
By Julia Zappei | Tuesday Oct 12, 2010
Adam Lambert has pledged to obey Malaysian government rules that forbid the flamboyant, openly gay glam rocker from kissing anyone onstage and wearing revealing clothes for a concert this week, a show organizer said Tuesday.