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Vietnam accused of teaching young people that being gay is a ‘disease’13 Feb 7:55am

Vietnam accused of teaching young people that being gay is a ‘disease’

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Government has ignored laws intended to prevent stigma, discrimination and bullying, Human Rights Watch claims Young people in Vietnam continue to be taught at home and at school that same-sex attraction is a “disease” and a “mental illness” that can be cured and treated, despite legislation designed to support and protect LGBTQ+ rights. Stigma and discrimination about sexual orientation and gender identity contribute to the verbal harassment and bullying of LGBTQ+ young people, which in some cases leads to physical violence, according to a
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