Engage, not shun us, LGBT folk tell govt


Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Residents of Seed’s transgender shelter in Kuala Lumpur in 2018. The religious affairs minister has authorised Jawi to arrest transgenders and give them a ‘religious education’ so that they ‘return to the right path’. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 5, 2020.

SEXUAL minorities are urging Putrajaya to engage them and address their plight instead of further marginalising the community.

They are keen to hold talks with the religious affairs minister, as well as the Health and Home Ministries, on healthcare and safety concerns.


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