LGBTQ ISSUES IN MALAYSIA - Coggle Diagram
LGBTQ ISSUES IN MALAYSIA
LGBTQ LANDSCAPE IN MALAYSIA
Maintains banning on Sodomy, which is generally considered to cover both heterosexual and homosexual activities
Sodomy is a legal crime in the country, with laws vigorously enforced, and Islam shapes social attitudes toward the LGBT community
Breaking the legislation can result in a penalty of up to 20 years in prison, as well as corporal punishment by the authorities
Anyone who is homosexual, bisexual, or transsexual is prohibited from appearing in state-controlled media since 1994
In February 2021, a Malaysian court ruled that state laws cannot conflict with or override established federal rules prohibiting gay sex
What are thoughts on these arguments & discussion pertaining to the lgbtq society in malaysia?
To prevent much more inappropiate movement
To fend off sexual confusion
EXAMPLES OF ACTIVITIES BY LGBT COMMUNITY
Taylor's University's planned LGBT pride march in June was canceled in May 2017. Pro-Islamist blogs condemned the event for being disrespectful during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan
Two women were fined RM3,300 and caned six times in front of an audience in a courtroom in Terengganu state in September 2018 for attempting to have lesbian sex in a car parked in a public area
In May 2019, police and religious enforcement officers raided a homosexual club in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, and a transgender lady was beaten up by a bunch of gunmen in Seremban, near Kuala Lumpur
In what way can the LGBTQ society be given the space without being offensive to certain societies?
They should be treated equally as a human being. Protecting people from discrimination, including LGBTQ people, is about treating others as we want to be treated. Even though we may have different beliefs, that should not be a reason for us to downgrade anyone
The goverment has told transgender people to use their biological sex to determine which toilet to use. I think it would be better if you prepared a new toilet specific for those transgender so it wouldn't be awkward for all.
THE ARGUMENTS AND DISCUSSIONS ON LGBTQ IN MALAYSIA
The government proposed amendments to sharia law that would allow action to be taken against social media users for promoting LGBT lifestyle
The Muslim-majority nation criminalizes homosexual activity under both Islamic and civil law
A 2013 Pew Research Center opinion survey showed that 9% of the Malaysian population believe homosexuality should be accepted by society, while 86% believe it should not.
Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people is pervasive in Malaysia