Queer History #4: Right in the Middle

Before we hit the spot of South East Asia, let’s look into LGBT presence in Middle East and particularly related to Islam. A nice compilation here and here. And to sum up, here.

Image above is taken from here.

The influence of religion has taken a great cause in the battles for gay rights not only in the West but also in South East Asia, particularly Malaysia and Brunei as they apply the law of Islam as well as religious fundamentalists and hierarchy in South East Asian countries.

 

*RAP’s posts on Queer History are expandable. There is so much we can find out hence if you have anything to add, please comment below or e-mail to us. Let the lists go on.

One response to “Queer History #4: Right in the Middle

  1. Pingback: Queer History #31: Conclusion; Waving the Rainbow Flags | rainbowartsproject

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