‘We need to grow up’: Malaysian MPs condemn caning over lesbian sex

A Malaysian MP has called for laws that criminalise homosexuality to be immediately abolished amid an outcry over the caning of two women convicted by a sharia court of attempting to have lesbian sex.
Charles Santiago, a parliamentary member from the Malaysian state of Selangor, expressed his outrage in a series of tweets after the punishment was carried out in the Terengganu court on Monday morning.
That two women were caned while “100 people gawked at them” in the public gallery…