Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Philippines bars LGBT political party from election participation

The Philippines Commission on Elections (Comelec) has blocked the LGBT group Ang Ladlad from registering as a political party. Comelec claims the group is a threat to the nation’s youth.

"We are not condemning the LGBT, but we cannot compromise the well-being of the greater number of people, especially the youth," the commission said

Read the rest of the article at The Advocate.

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