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Malaysians Take to Streets to Protest Homophobia

Malaysians Take to Streets to Protest Homophobia

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Gay rights protesters in Kuala Lumpur protested outside a mosque on Friday to voice opposition to what they say is government-sanctioned homophobia.

Officials in the Muslim-majority nation recently banned a gay rights festival that was held the last three years. The deputy inspector general of police told reporters that if organizers of the festival went forward with their plans, they would be punished. Read more here.

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.