Pride March in Kuala Lumpur Banned

Students faced death threats for choosing to hold the event during Ramadan. A Pride march scheduled for next month in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was canceled on May 17. The three-day LGBTI public awareness campaign was organized by a group of students at Taylor University. Pro-Islamist blogs were outraged the event would have been held on

An Unprecedented Advance for Trans Rights in Malaysia

In a landmark ruling, Malaysia’s Putrajaya Court of Appeal ruled on Friday (Nov. 7) that it is unconstitutional for the state of Negeri Sembilan to criminalize transgender individuals for “cross dressing,” reports the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC). Citing articles of the Constitution of Malaysia that protect fundamental liberties, including equality, freedom