‘Gender Confusion’ in Malaysia: LGBT Resistance to Burgeoning Homophobia
LGBT people have become an increasingly valuable “political bargaining chip” for the ruling party in Malaysia.
Floggings, Beheadings, and the Western Narrative
In front of the busy Al-Jalafi Mosque in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a short, pixelated cellphone video captures the graphic scene of a man being mercilessly flogged in front of hundreds of onlookers. A policeman shouts at the crowd that no cellphones are allowed and recording is forbidden, but the mob’s rhythmic chants of “Allahu akbar” […]Kyle Ranieri | 4.26.2015