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Gay community begins to push the limits

Published
Modified 3 Sep 2010, 8:41 am

When Malaysia's only openly homosexual pastor announced he was establishing the nation's first gay church, the proposal was met with a torrent of outrage and criticism.

Reverend Ouyang Wen Feng faced down threats to block the plan by government and religious leaders who said it would encourage homosexuality - still a crime punishable by 20 years in jail in the Muslim-majority nation.

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