Portraits of LGBT activists taken down


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  • Thursday, 09 Aug 2018

Getting a better look: A visitor viewing portraits of social activists Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir (left) and Siti Kasim which are among 20 portraits displayed in the Stripes and Strokes exhibition in George Town until Sept 2.

KUALA LUMPUR: Portraits of two lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists at an exhibition in the George Town Festival were taken down to comply with the go­vernment’s policy of no promotion of LGBT culture, said Datuk Dr Muja­hid Yusof.

The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department said he had ordered for the portraits of Nisha Ayub and Pang Khee Teik to be removed.

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