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17 Apr 2019

Protestors in Japan shout down politician's homophobic rant

Mio Sugita, a member of parliament for the ruling party, insisted that homosexuals are ‘unproductive'.

Sugita, a member of the lower house of parliament for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), was campaigning for a far-right candidate in Suginami City Assembly elections.

Protestors asked Sugita to apologise for comments last year that LGBT people were ‘unproductive’ because they did not have children. They should not receive welfare, she argued.

‘I will not apologize because I am not discriminating’ she said, according to a video uploaded on Twitter. ‘LGBT [issues] are a bad use of taxes’ she said.

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