Tag Archive: LGBT

Malaysian, Indonesian Muslim Groups Calls Starbucks Boycott Over LGBT Stance

A prominent Muslim group in Malaysia has joined calls by Islamic conservatives in Indonesia for a boycott of Starbucks to protest against the international coffee chain’s support of gay rights. Perkasa, a group with about 700,000 members that campaigns for…
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Hue And Cry Over Pink Dot Event Shows Discrimination Exists

The letter writer Ho Lay Ping (“Don’t equate difference in opinion with discrimination”, June 20) said that because the Pink Dot event is allowed to continue, it shows that “discrimination does not exist”. A minority community which faces no discrimination…
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Robin Costume Among Those Confiscated During Raid Of Gay Party In Jakarta

JAKARTA • Indonesian police have detained 141 men who were allegedly holding a gay party at a sauna, an official said yesterday, the latest sign of a backlash against homosexuals in the Muslim-majority country. Officers had on Sunday night raided…
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