Malaysian transgender activists speak in front of a sign reading “Ignorance is not bliss”. A contest at a leading Malaysian university seeking ideas to “convert” gay students sparked anger on Wednesday, with activists warning it could drive people in the Muslim-majority country to suicide. Photo: AFP

‘We want to influence them via Islam’: Malaysian university’s gay conversion contest sparks anger

Muslim Students Association called for participants to create videos and posters as part of a campaign called ‘Back to Nature’

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Malaysian transgender activists speak in front of a sign reading “Ignorance is not bliss”. A contest at a leading Malaysian university seeking ideas to “convert” gay students sparked anger on Wednesday, with activists warning it could drive people in the Muslim-majority country to suicide. Photo: AFP
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