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Malaysia: Gay community

Categories: East Asia, Malaysia

Malaysians reject Alfred Kinsey's 10% rule-of-thumb but readily admit that 1 to 4% [1] of the national population are likely to be gay. thecicak.com [2] says official gay organisations are non-existent in Muslim-majority Malaysia. However, there are organizations that support the gay community, such as HIV/AIDS non-governmental organizations like the Pink Triangle [3]. There are also hangout spots, a few bars and clubs throughout Malaysia. But for the most part, the gay community in the country is underground.