Malaysian newspaper criticised for its ‘how to spot a gay person’ list


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, warning that it could put lives at risk.

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According to a video by Malaysian YouTuber Arwind Kumar, the list of pointers states that gay men like to wear tight clothes “to show off their six packs,” have facial hair, and like to wear branded clothes.

As for the traits that identify lesbians, they’re said to love being alone, belittling men, and love “walking around hugging each other and holding hands.” Read more…

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