Perkasa told to show respect to LGBT community

Source: FMT News

The Malay rights group had called on Muslims to boycott Starbucks as the American cafe chain is a supporter of the LGBT community and same-sex marriage. Pic from FMT News.

PETALING JAYA: A human rights lawyer has called on Perkasa to accord due respect to minority groups like the LGBT, reasoning that every person has equal rights to others.

Annou Xavier said companies that hired individuals from different gender, racial, religious and sexual orientation backgrounds were upholding the principle of equality before the law.

“Some companies, like perfume distributors and fashion outlets, hire the transgender community to sell their products because they do not discriminate against the minority group,” he told FMT. Read more