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August 8, 2012

Malaysian Minister for Islamic Affairs speaks out about last Saturday’s much publicized gay wedding reception in Kuala Lumpur

Minister for Islamic Affairs in the Prime Minister’s department of the Malaysian government has aired his views on the wedding reception of a gay pastor and his husband in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.

August 8, 2012

Reverend O Young Wen Feng (also known as Ngeo Boon Lin)'s marriage to Phineas Newborn III is touchingly poignant, especially as it was celebrated in Malaysia where homophobia is deeply entrenched

A gay couple have released a video of their wedding in New York that was shown at the first public same-sex marriage celebration in Malaysia.

Reverend O Young Wen Feng (also known as Ngeo Boon Lin) and Phineas Newborn III celebrated their marriage at a Chinese banquet hall in Kuala Lumpur for 250 guests on Saturday.

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.