LGBT+ Community

Proposer:

AY

Affiliations:

Individual

Policy Code:

2f4 Gender

Problem Statement / Issue:

The LGBT+ Community is one of the most discriminated within the minority category as the lives within the community have become politicised. Equal rights, protections and assistance to living are being debated compared to all the other categories - even though the LGBT+ community has been a part of various cultures around the world for hundreds of years including within Malay culture.

Value(s) and Belief(s):

N/A - require better explanation of the definition of values and belief used in this context

Proposal of Solution and Call to Action:

- Stop all prosecution and initiatives to prosecute LGBT persons based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression
- End all discriminatory speeches towards LGBTIQ persons
- Engage Suhakam and LGBT human rights groups to understand and address the systemic impact of criminalization and pathologization of LGBTQ persons in Malaysia.
- Place a moratorium on current laws that criminalize LGBT people to ensure access to healthcare, justice, and to assure personal security and safety as well as freedom from violence

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