Topics :: Malaysia

New Uncertainty About Missing Malaysian Plane

By Ian Mader | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred before any of its communications systems were disabled.

Malaysia Transgender Group Lose Challenge Against Law

Thursday Oct 11, 2012
A Malaysian court on Thursday dismissed an attempt by a group of transgender people to challenge a law that bars Muslim men from wearing women’s clothes.

Malaysia Gives Seminars on How To Spot Gay Students

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Sep 19, 2012
The Malaysian government is holding controversial seminars around the country to educate teachers and parents on how to identify students and youth as gay or lesbian.

Stud Ruffin’

By Max Jiminez | Monday Aug 20, 2012
Stud - the sports brand created by two gay men in Malaysia fighting to break from the conventions of a Muslim society - celebrates the optimism of youth.

Gay Couple Married in US Feted at Malaysia Banquet

By Sean Yoong | Monday Aug 6, 2012
A gay pastor who married his musical producer boyfriend in New York last year has fulfilled a vow to hold a wedding banquet in his native Malaysia in what they believe is the first such event in the Muslim-majority country.

New Luxury Island Resort to Open in Sabah, Malaysia

Monday Jun 11, 2012
Gaya Island Resort is an ideal launching pad to discover Borneo, which offers idyllic golden sand beaches, diving sites of spectacular underwater havens, ancient tropical rainforests home to many rare species, including orangutans and proboscis monkeys.

New Luxury Boutique Resort to Open in Langkawi, Malaysia

Saturday May 5, 2012
Seri Chenang Resort & Spa Langkawi will be the newest edition of luxurious accommodation in Langkawi (Malaysia) with the grand opening scheduled for June 30, 2012.

Malaysia Bans Gay Characters From TV

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 9, 2012
Last week Malaysia’s government announced that it would ban gay characters from state television programs and radio shows.

Top 10 Gay News Stories of 2012

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Dec 29, 2011
Some bad, much good: 2011 will be remembered for giant strides all over the map, while contending with some very, very bad situations in Africa, the Middle East and in our own public schools. Here are the Top 10 gay-related stories of 2011.

Malaysia Urged to Rescind Ban on Gay Arts Festival

Wednesday Nov 9, 2011
Human Rights Watch urged Malaysia’s government Wednesday to rescind a ban on an annual gay arts festival and amend criminal laws that it said discriminated against homosexuals.