ADDED ON: 10/24/2018

Parliament Group Nixes Discussion of LGBTI Issues

10/24/2018 | Bay Area Reporter

Uganda and Lebanon’s parliamentary speakers Rebecca Kadaga and Nabih Berri declared victory after leading the charge October 18 to ban discussions about LGBT issues at the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva, Switzerland. Anti-gay delegates from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Russia joined forces voting 874 -671 to ban debate on LGBT issues. There were 120 parliamentary members who abstained.

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