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Nga roasted for 'harmful' remarks against LGBT community

Human rights groups have taken aim at Local Government Development Minister Nga Kor Ming for his brusque dismissal of the LGBT community, saying his statement today potentially put the marginalised group at further risk of discrimination and violence.

This came after Nga (above) in a statement said: "The government will never support a single LGBT programme in the country including the 'Thai Hot Guy' which promotes hedonistic culture, profanity and free sex."

Justice For Sisters co-founder S Thilaga said that the response is very clearly discriminatory, irresponsible, and harmful.

"I think likening LGBT people, performers and content to the promotion of hedonistic culture, profanity and free sex...  

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