Kylie. Age: 22.
There have been growing concerns in the Muslim-majority country about the worsening climate for the homosexual community, and the verdicts follow the caning last year of two women for lesbian sex. An Islamic court in Selangor sentenced four of the men to six months in jail and six strokes of the cane as well as fines of RM4, Harian Metro reported. Another man was sentenced to seven months' jail, six strokes of the cane and a RM4, fine, the paper said.
Kyndall. Age: 27.
Video Of Gay Malay Couple Gaining Acceptance From Their Family Receives Mixed Reactions
The only thing that my mum imposes on us is to be responsible for whatever we do. The video opens with a voice saying, "Over the years we have featured many same sex couples. But an openly gay Malay couple accepted by their family? The episode, directed by Sean Foo, features year-old Faliqh and year-old Kaal, who have been together since they met at a beach party in August
Lilia. Age: 31.
Gay Dictionary Malay
A leading Malaysian newspaper has published a list of pointers for identifying potential gay and lesbian people, drawing anger from activists who said lives were being put at risk. They stated that gay men were easy to identify because of their love of beards, going to the gym — not for exercise but to check out other men — and branded clothing. Their eyes light up when they see handsome men, the article said. The stand-out attributes for lesbians were that they tend to hug each other, hold hands and belittle men, according to the newspaper.