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28 May 2018

After LGBT Lectures Cancelled, Taiwanese Students Hang Rainbow Flags

Students in Taiwan's Kaohsiung city hang LGBT pride flags from their classrooms to protest cancellation of presentations by LGBT community after pressure from parents.

Students Ruei-Siang Senior High School in Taiwan's Kaohsiung city hung rainbow flags outside classrooms this week to protest the cancellation of a lecture on homosexuality for first-year students.
The school suspended lectures by members of LGBT scheduled to take place on May 15, allegedly due to pressure from a parents group.
Hung Chih-ho, the convener of Kaohsiung city Parents Association, said that parents did not oppose to LGBT groups and had the rights to examine the content prior to the lecture, according to Taiwan News, and the school has said it will review the contents of the lectures.
Students Ruei-Siang Senior High School in Taiwan's Kaohsiung city hung rainbow flags outside classrooms this week to protest the cancellation of a lecture on homosexuality for first-year students.

The school suspended lectures by members of LGBT scheduled to take place on May 15, allegedly due to pressure from a parents group.

Hung Chih-ho, the convener of Kaohsiung city Parents Association, said that parents did not oppose to LGBT groups and had the rights to examine the content prior to the lecture, according to Taiwan News, and the school has said it will review the contents of the lectures.

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1. 2018-06-03 04:24  
Stand up!!! And be counted. This is a very effective method to create more dialog on improving relations with everyone. Younger people are a great source for this movement to get momentum.
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