Thursday, June 28, 2007


As reported in

As part of gay pride celebrations around the world, the Dominican gay, lesbian and transsexual community is asking the government to start the process of creating anti-discrimination policies to protect the rights of people with alternative lifestyles. Activists are also asking for article 27 of the youth law, which grants non-discrimination on the grounds of sexuality, to be implemented. Activists are also asking for open-mindedness when it comes to freedom of sexual orientation in the country and reminds the public that unfair treatment of people with alternative lifestyles is in violation of the International Human Rights Declaration.

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