Queer folks say the silence by political parties jockeying for support ahead of the November 19 election is telling about their place in society. Photo: AP
Queer folks say the silence by political parties jockeying for support ahead of the November 19 election is telling about their place in society. Photo: AP

Malaysian LGBTQ groups dismayed as politicians stay silent on Halloween party raid in lead-up to election

  • Queer folks say that the silence by Malaysia’s political parties following a Halloween party raid by religious authorities says a lot about the community’s place in society
  • LGBTQ Malaysians and rights advocates also highlighted the silence from the more progressive Pakatan Harapan coalition and youth-centric party Muda

Queer folks say the silence by political parties jockeying for support ahead of the November 19 election is telling about their place in society. Photo: AP
Queer folks say the silence by political parties jockeying for support ahead of the November 19 election is telling about their place in society. Photo: AP
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