Keep lifestyle private, Wan Azizah tells LGBT folk

Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the LGBT community ought to keep their business behind closed doors and not try to 'glamourise' their lifestyle. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 20, 2018.

THE lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have been told to keep their lifestyle private in Islamic Malaysia, the Malay Mail reported. 

The daily quoted Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as saying that the fringe groups could coexist in Malaysia if they kept their practices “behind closed doors” and did not try to “glamourise” their private lives. 

She reminded them that the official religion in the country was Islam, which did not permit such a lifestyle. 

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!

Sign up or sign in here to comment.