A stereotype-laden checklist for spotting gay men and lesbian women published by a popular Malaysian newspaper has sparked outrage in the Muslim-majority nation, with activists warning it could endanger lives. The Malay-language tabloid Sinar Harian claimed gay men love to go to the gym —...
LGBTQ discrimination is rife in Malaysia, but it doesn't get more ridiculous than an article telling readers how to spot them. Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian has been criticised by activists for publishing a list of pointers last Friday,...Show More Summary
Beards and gym memberships are among the reported "traits" of gay men.
Among the things the Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian saw fit to print in the past week: a story about a pricey government plan to prevent coastal erosion, an article on a proposed soccer match between the Malaysian and Ukrainian national teams, and a handy, foldable guide to detecting the homosexuals in our midst. Gay men, the newspaper’s bulleted […]
Here’s a Checklist for How to Spot a Gay Person, According to a Malaysian Newspaper A Malaysian newspaper, Sinar Harian, just published a checklist on how to spot gay people claiming gay men can be identified by their love of beards. Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
The article underscores the country's rigid stance on LGBTQ rights.
Though the criteria are inane, the threat to LGBTQ Malaysians is an everyday fear.
Telltale signs include beards, gym memberships, and logos on clothing
Malaysia is on the lookout for bearded men who love working out, because they're gay and gay is illegal there... this according to one of the top newspapers in the country. It's almost incredible... the paper published a guide on how to spot gays…
The Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian published a bullet point checklist on how to spot gay people. Homosexuality is illegal in Malaysia and punishable by 20 years in prison. The Guardian reports: “The article in Sinar Harian featured bullet poi… Read The post Malaysian Paper Publishes ‘How to Spot a Gay Person’ Checklist appeared first on Towleroad.
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