These state-sponsored activities are harmful by design as they employ rehabilitation and conversion practices which aim to curb and suppress the actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression of LGBT persons. They also encourage others to intervene in the private and public lives of LGBT persons.
“By adopting conservative views of morality and excessive punishments, Brunei essentially legitimizes violence. The law and its enforcement will encourage extremist and fundamentalist groups in the region to continue sowing fear, social discord and violence.”
By PANG KHEE TEIK. “Brunei’s Sharia Penal Code is designed to silence dissent, the first line of resistance against all forms of oppression. These laws push everyone further back into the closet of citizenship.”
By NATASHA GIDEON. “A picture surfaced: my mother, at the top of her lungs, shouting for change so loudly that I could hear her through the picture.”
“The government’s response to target the organisers and marginalised women for exercising their right to assembly and expression in the month of International Women’s Day is not only ironic but also oppressive and regressive.”
The Malaysian government likes to accuse LGBT activists of promoting LGBT activities, even when they don’t know what that means, so Pang Khee Teik decided to show everyone how to promote LGBT activities properly.
“Netizen apatah lagi, berlumba-lumba dahagakan cerita busuk dan lucu tentang Mak Nyah. Cerita Mak Nyah seperti oksigen. “
On January 1, 2019, a body of a trans woman was found along Jalan Batu Nilai in Klang. Preliminary reports show that she had sustained a number of injuries on …
By ANTHONY CHONG. Rejected by the deaf community for being gay and rejected by the gay community for being deaf, where can I go?
“The story wasn’t always like this. Fluid gender and sexual identities didn’t always induce panic in Malaysia.”
By FARIS SAAD. “Millions of ringgit have been wasted on apps, activities and plans designed around a gross misunderstanding of who we are.”
By NADIA GIDEON, THILAGA & PANG KHEE TEIK. “Acceptance of LGBT people into health systems, communities, and civic life is a vital step towards a more vibrant, healthy Malaysia.”
By NADIA GIDEON. “As a mother of two, I am outraged. I am fuming.”
Oleh JUSTICE FOR SISTERS. “Kes sebatan dua orang wanita di Terengganu pada 3hb September merupakan satu titik hitam yang traumatik bagi rakyat Malaysia, terutamanya individu LGBT dan golongan wanita.”