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Group targets ‘sissy boot camps’

By |2018-01-16T00:56:04-05:00May 5th, 2011|News|

By Rex Wockner


International LGBT activist group All Out has launched a campaign to convince Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to ban what the group called “sissy boot camps.”
According to activist groups, 66 teenage male students whom teachers deemed effeminate recently were sent to a state-government-sponsored camp in the state of Terengganu to unlearn such behavior and not end up gay.
All Out said Malaysian activists will deliver a petition to Razak at the 18th Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit, which takes place May 7-8 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The group is collecting signatures at
Sodomy and “unnatural carnal intercourse” are illegal in Malaysia.

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