In Consideration of the Equality Act 2021: Some Lessons on Sex and Gender Relations for Malaysian Society

The Equality Act (EA), a US legislation whose purpose is to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other related purposes was first introduced on 18 February 2021. The bill was passed by the US House of Representatives on 25 February 2021 and was received by the House of […]

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Why Sugaring Should Be Made An Offence : A Perspective

“Sugar dating” or “sugaring” is a similar concept. The performance of exchanging love and companionship between males and females for financial backing is basically ‘prostitution’, disguising under a much elegant name. The founder of Sugarbook, Darren Chan who once said “if you’re not happy with the terms, you can always say no. Nobody is paying […]

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The Swiss Cheese Model for Prevention of Sexual Assault and Unwanted Pregnancies

Recently there have been several hotly debated incidents in the news and on social media concerning sexual assault, in addition to the never-ending reports of unwanted pregnancies. These incidents remind us yet again of the consequences of ignoring the tenets of God’s laws upon human beings. We should not feign surprise at the consequences when […]

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Why is Marital Rape Inconsistent with the Legal Provisions of Marriage?

We are compelled to address the polemics on the legal position surrounding the criminality of sexual assault within a marital relationship as well as on the calls for the removal of the exception under Section 375 of the Penal Code, which excludes sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife by a valid marriage […]

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Jauhi Sindiket Poligami, Hapuskan Pemalsuan Dokumen Poligami

PANDAI ‘temberang’ bukan perencah utama untuk menjamin kebahagiaan di dalam rumah tangga. Khasnya buat suami yang mengamalkan poligami, kejujuran merupakan aspek penting dalam menjalankan tanggungjawab kepada isteri dan anak-anak sebagai amanah yang akan dipersoalkan di Akhirat kelak. Tidak seindah lagu P. Ramli yang bertajuk ‘madu tiga’, kebijaksanaan untuk ‘temberang’ hanya memberi impak besar yang boleh merobohkan […]

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Di Mana Kita Saat Nabi Dihina?

Rabiul Awwal yang juga adalah bulan kelahiran baginda Rasulullah SAW muncul lagi, namun kali ini ia dicemari isu penghinaan ke atas Baginda. Apakah perjuangan ke arah kebebasan bersuara bererti seseorang individu itu boleh sebebasnya menghina?  Isu ini sebenarnya bukan baharu dalam mendepani Islamophobia yang masih berlaku seluruh dunia, tetapi ia tidak sepatutnya menjadikan diam sebagai norma […]

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Isu Vaksin : Menggunakan Akal Dalam Menilai Teori Konspirasi

WHO telah mengisytiharkan Virus Zika sebagai satu Darurat Kesihatan Global “Global Health Emergency” pada 1 Februari 2016. Virus Zika ini dikatakan telah menyebabkan beribu-ribu kelahiran bayi dengan kecacatan kepala dan otak yang kecil “microcephaly” di Brazil. Semenjak bulan November 2014, negara Brazil telah mencatatkan 404 kes bayi baru lahir yang disahkan sebagai microcephaly, 17 darinya […]

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Response to FRHAM : Consent For Sex Out Of Wedlock a False Premise

We would like to respond to the statement by the Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia published in Malaymail’s website. Let us speak plainly and clearly as the above mentioned consensus statement is heavily loaded with jargon and at times unclear and contradictory. Adolescents and school children must be taught right from wrong. We teach them […]

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Sexual Desires Do Not Define A Person’s Identity

“LGBTQ persons do not need to change who they are” – this is the very curious assertion in the concluding paragraph of a statement made by the Pelangi Campaign dated 5 August, 2020. This statement encapsulates the epistemological difference in the worldviews of those who are ‘LGBTQ-affirming’ and those who reject this ideology in favor […]

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