ADDED ON: 07/23/2018

No, we are not LGBT-friendly, says Putrajaya

07/23/2018 | MSN.com

Putrajaya today said it was equally concerned about the “LGBT lifestyle”, and rejected claims by its critics that the Pakatan Harapan-led government was more friendly to the community. Mujahid Yusof Rawa, the minister in charge of Islamic affairs, said the country’s laws were clear that homosexual activities, which are often linked to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT) community, are prohibited. “The government has always paid attention to the spread of the LGBT lifestyle which is worrying,” said the minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, in response to a question from Ahmad Nazlan Idris (BN-Jerantut). Ahmad Nazlan asked what steps the government was taking to curb the LGBT culture which he described as worrying. “I would like to make it clear that based on the laws, it means, and I hope everyone listens carefully and would not spin my statement, that the right of the LGBT community to practice their lifestyle is still subjected to laws which prohibit it.

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