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  • Malaysian LGBTI scapegoats at election time

    , by Malaysiakini

    Some ruling and opposition parties use anti-LGBTI rhetoric to ’prove’ their Islamic credentials at election time. This encourages a hardening of public attitudes and reduction in public sector services to Malaysian LGBTI communities. Among the opposition parties, only the anticapitalist PSM and (...)

  • Malaysian Transsexuals Lose Discrimination Claim

    , by ERT

    The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) is disappointed to learn that the Malaysian High Court has rejected a request that a Syariah (Shari’a) Law in one of the Malaysian states which bans Muslim men from cross-dressing be declared unconstitutional. The High Court rejected arguments submitted by four (...)