ADDED ON: 09/21/2018

UKIP Vows to Gut LGBT Rights in Extreme New Manifesto

09/21/2018 | Pinke News

LGBT+ activists were described as child abusers at the pro-Brexit UK Independence Party’s conference on Friday, as it launched a new manifesto that takes drastic new anti-LGBT stances. UKIP faced a mass exodus of LGBT+ members earlier this year in protest at its increasingly hardline views. For several years, the party attempted to distance itself from homophobic views often expressed by its representatives, but leader Gerard Batten has launched a new manifesto that swings the party’s direction heavily against LGBT+ rights. The manifesto pledges to oppose LGBT-inclusive primary school education, explaining: “UKIP opposes gender confusion ideologies and the implementation of compulsory LGBT-inclusive relationships education in primary schools.”

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