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Old 03-28-2014, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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I expected 10-15% more from Jordan (3), Indonesia (3), Turkey (9), Malaysia (9), China (21), South Korea (39) and Japan (54).
Malaysia at 9% does seem low, I expected more like 25% at least too. Indonesia also seems really low, and Nigeria 1%? wow, haha. I wonder what the percentage for Thailand would be? My guess is around 40-50%.
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Old 03-28-2014, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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Malaysia at 9% does seem low, I expected more like 25% at least too. Indonesia also seems really low, and Nigeria 1%? wow, haha. I wonder what the percentage for Thailand would be? My guess is around 40-50%.
Yeah and in Malaysia there are significant non-Muslim population, i thought it would be higher too. In Indonesia the Muslim and Christian extremely look down on gays, the Buddhist and Hindus are also some sort of anti-gays too but not as much as the other 2.
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:44 PM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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I wonder what the percentage for Thailand would be? My guess is around 40-50%.
The Philippines is 73%, I don't think Thailand scores worse.
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Old 03-28-2014, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Yeah and in Malaysia there are significant non-Muslim population, i thought it would be higher too. In Indonesia the Muslim and Christian extremely look down on gays, the Buddhist and Hindus are also some sort of anti-gays too but not as much as the other 2.
Even in mostly secular Singapore it seems a lot of people have some sort of anti-gay views, so I think Malaysia might be similar.
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Old 03-28-2014, 11:22 PM
 
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The Philippines is 73%, I don't think Thailand scores worse.
I doubt Thailand is that high. Again, stop thinking Thailand is one big Pattaya. Most are ordinary folk. There is still a lot of intolerance towards homosexuals, kathooeys etc. In Bangkok it might be like that, but Thailand as a whole? I doubt it's any higher than Japan.
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Old 03-29-2014, 12:27 AM
 
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Yeah and in Malaysia there are significant non-Muslim population, i thought it would be higher too. In Indonesia the Muslim and Christian extremely look down on gays, the Buddhist and Hindus are also some sort of anti-gays too but not as much as the other 2.
Malaysia is conservative and Islam is the state religion over there. Around 60% of Malaysia population is Muslim and I found many of them to be very conservative. So it not surprising a low number of Malaysians do support gay rights. Of course there are large amount of Buddhists, Christians and Hindus as well. Yet over all they appear to be conservative on their way of life when I was over there. That is why a small number of malaysians only support Gay rights.
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Old 03-29-2014, 12:27 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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I doubt Thailand is that high. Again, stop thinking Thailand is one big Pattaya. Most are ordinary folk. There is still a lot of intolerance towards homosexuals, kathooeys etc. In Bangkok it might be like that, but Thailand as a whole? I doubt it's any higher than Japan.
I have lived in Bangkok and Patong in the last 2 years and and have seen a good part of Thailand, i know what i'm talking about.
Even in the villages of Isaan i saw ladyboys, tomboys, lesbians, gays and bi-sexuals, no big deal.

Maybe there is intolerance towards them in the 3 most Southern provinces
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Old 03-29-2014, 12:39 AM
 
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
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Malaysia is conservative and Islam is the state religion over there. Around 60% of Malaysia population is Muslim and I found many of them to be very conservative. So it not surprising a low number of Malaysians do support gay rights. Of course there are large amount of Buddhists, Christians and Hindus as well. Yet over all they appear to be conservative on their way of life when I was over there. That is why a small number of malaysians only support Gay rights.
Yeah but i find it really surprising about the Chinese Malaysians on how liberal and non-religious they are since in Indonesia the Chinese Buddhist are as religious as the others, apperently Chinese Malaysians is not as open minded as i thought them to be, there are minority of Chinese Christians who seems to be more conservative (but not as conservative as Indonesian Chinese Christians).
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Old 03-29-2014, 03:41 AM
 
Location: Filipinas
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In the Philippines from my experience a lot of gays are open. They just live their lives and I think most people don't bother them. I think that's fine. You don't bother me and I don't bother you. Your business is your business.
yeah gays are open in the Philippines. they can express who they are but except for one thing. No gay or lesbian marriages in the Philippines. So those who want to get married they usually have to migrate somewhere else and get married there like for example in the US.

Most of the Filipino gays are hard working, talented and they are funny. I have some gay friends and will make you laugh all the time.


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Old 03-29-2014, 04:28 AM
 
Location: Czech Republic
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yeah gays are open in the Philippines. they can express who they are but except for one thing. No gay or lesbian marriages in the Philippines. So those who want to get married they usually have to migrate somewhere else and get married there like for example in the US.

Most of the Filipino gays are hard working, talented and they are funny. I have some gay friends and will make you laugh all the time.


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There are really so many gays in the Philippines. My husband sometimes wonders why Filipinos really like seeing gays on tv and in the movies. The only thing I don't like are transgenders on TV. I don't mind seeing gays as long as they are still dressed like men but transgenders are a different thing. Filipinos shouldn't be too accepting on transgenders especially the ones on tv as they are influencing the youth.
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