‘We have to break the wall of homophobia’
TWENTY YEARS after the World Health Organisation (WHO) removed homosexuality from its list of diseases, the first ever group seeking to promote the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) people in Cyprus was announced yesterday.
To mark International Day Against Homophobia, the newly-formed group ‘Accept LGBT’ Cyprus was formally launched yesterday at the EU House in the capital.
A spokesman for Accept, Giorgis Renginos said the group was set up to promote and protect the equal rights of all citizens in Cyprus, particularly against discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender.
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