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August 4, 2012

Reverend O Young Wen Feng invites friends and relatives for a wedding reception in a country where officials have become increasingly hostile

The first out-gay pastor in Malaysia has thrown a traditional wedding banquet in Kuala Lumpur to show fellow gays there is support among straight people in the Muslim-majority country.

While acknowledging the high-profile dinner party Saturday (4 Aug) was controversial, Reverend O Young Wen Feng said he would like to show other gays that many straights are supportive.

June 28, 2012

Baptist preacher Enoch Lam is ignorant to have compared gays to gamblers, drug addicts or killers, say pastors

A total of 22 gay-friendly pastors from around the world have signed a historic joint statement to show their support to gays, in response to hate comments by a Hong Kong clergyman that went viral earlier this month.

The signatories are from ten countries and regions including mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, South Kore, Japan and the US. It is the first time in Asia that so many pastors stand together to say that homosexuality is not a sin, but homophobia is.

June 6, 2012

Reverend Boon Lin Ngeo will throw a Chinese wedding banquet in Malaysia on 4 Aug

Malaysia's first and only openly gay pastor will be going back to his Muslim-majority homeland to hold a traditional wedding.

Reverend Boon Lin Ngeo sent out e-invitations to friends over the weekend for the Chinese wedding banquet slated for 4 Aug. The 41-year-old commonly known as O. Young Wen Feng among the Malaysian-Chinese community currently lives with his African-American husband Phineas Newborn III in New York.

The couple say they are expecting to share their joy with the invited guests.