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3Novices:‘We hope they keep their word’: Malaysian officials promise to remove offensive phrasing from gay prevention contest

Malaysian officials who launched a controversial video contest ­offering US$1,000 cash prizes to explain how to “prevent” homosexuality have agreed to remove offensive wording after widespread opposition, a LGBT activist said on Friday.
The competition sparked outrage from rights activists who said such a move would further spread fear among Malaysia’s LGBT community.
Contestants were invited to submit a short video clip addressing various categories, including…
June 09, 2017 at 08:24PM http://ift.tt/2sKAXob
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