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Malaysia: Back to square one for trans women

Back to square one for transgenders as Federal Court overturns landmark ruling on Shariah law That was how the Malay Mail Online summed up today’s court reversal for trans women. As the New Straits Times reported: PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court has reversed a Court of Appeal declaration of unconstitutionality against Negri Sembilan’s anti-cross-dressing law for … Continue reading

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So easy to ridicule: Malaysian list of gay ‘symptoms’

Anti-homosexual advocates in Malaysia are backing away from their list of “symptoms” for spotting gays and lesbians, which provoked widespread amusement when it was distributed online. The Ministry of Education denied endorsing the document, although they played a prominent role in a seminar for parents that was led by Deputy Minister Mohd Puad Zarkashi. An … Continue reading