All over the country, we came out as Malaysians and we volunteered and we voted, in spite of being told the country is not ready for us yet. By PANG KHEE TEIK.
By HAZRI HAILI. “This cute little thing has poisoned the Malaysian psyche and taught us it is okay to be corrupt.”
By NISHA AYUB. “They can deny us our right to our gender identity and sexuality but they cannot deny us our right to VOTE.”
By VINODH PILLAI. One side considers LGBTIQ Malaysians a disease. The other side considers us a liability. Who should we vote for? This is our dilemma at GE14.
by DORIAN WILDE. From the #CampurLGBT campaign comes this epic tweet thread by Malaysian trans man Dorian Wilde providing an overview of the history of queerness in Malaysia.
By VINODH PILLAI & PRITHA KHANDHAR. Trans women could get legal gender change recognition by local authorities, subject to specific terms, while genderfluid courtiers and palace officials were given special privileges and statuses, and there were no special raids or segregation, as is done by officials today.
By JOSEPH N. GOH. Nestled in the heart of Malaysian Borneo were the manang bali, a group of gender nonconforming shamans from the indigenous Iban tribe. They probably no longer exist due to mass conversions from animism to Christianity.
We, the undersigned, are deeply concerned over the speculation and scrutiny of Nur Sajat’s gender identity and the escalation of events concerning this matter. We echo Nur Sajat’s assertion that …
Pelangi Campaign condemns Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Aziz’s recent remark using the word pondan (sissy) as an insult. We denounce the use of all forms of abusive and homophobic …
Justice for Sisters is concerned by the announcement of a new research academy in USIM to study the ‘LGBT issue’ as reported by Free Malaysia Today on 2 February 2018. …