- The 1975 frontman Matty Healy kissed bassist Ross MacDonald on stage at a Malaysian music festival.
- The kiss was in protest to the country’s anti-LGBTIQ+ laws.
- The band’s performance was cut short after the kiss and Healy’s criticism of the laws.
British pop rock band The 1975 had its set at a Malaysian music festival cut short after frontman Matty Healy kissed a male bandmate onstage and criticised .
Homosexuality is a crime in Muslim-majority Malaysia. Rights groups have warned of growing intolerance against the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.