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Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi, Malaysia's deputy education minister has told parents 'intervention' can help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children 'return to the right path'.
'LGBT is a social illness,' says Malaysian deputy education minister

in MALAYSIA, 27/01/2013

Malaysia's deputy education minister has told parents 'intervention' can help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children 'return to the right path'.

Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi was speaking at a parenting seminar organized by teachers' group Yayasan Guru Malaysia Berhad, the same group who caused derision the world over for producing guidelines on how to identify LGBT children.

'LGBT is a social illness. We have to raise awareness on it. Just like drugs, a lack of awareness will cause LGBT to spread,' Puad said, Malaysian newspaper The Star reports.

'Intervention by teachers and parents, followed by counseling, can help them to return to the right path.'

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