Opposition To "promotion of Homosexuality"
"Promotion of homosexuality" is a group of behaviours believed by some gay rights opponents to be carried out in media, public places etc.
In the UK Section 28 of the 1988 Local Government Act banned "promotion of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship" by local government employees in the course of their duties. The act was aimed to prevent the "promotion of homosexuality" in schools. It was later repealed by the Conservative government, which also issued an apology to LGBT people for act. This promotion is opposed by Morocco. See also Article 200 section of the Penal Code of Romania and the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill for similar such proscriptions.
Lithuania put in place a similar such ban in June 16, 2009 amid protests by gay rights groups. LGBT rights groups stated that it would be taken to the European Court of Human Rights for violation of the EU Human rights laws.
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