Thursday, September 24, 2009

The new U.N. President, Ali Abdussalam Treki says that being gay 'not acceptable'

The new president of the United Nations, Ali Abdussalam Treki, has called being gay “not acceptable” and I have to ask: How is it possible that this homobigot can become president of the United Nations?

OnTopMag reports:
Ali Abdussalam Treki, of Libya, opened the 64th session of the United Nations General Assembly with a press conference where he answered questions on a variety of topics. When asked about a UN resolution that calls for the universal decriminalization of being gay, Treki called the matter “very sensitive.”

“[T]hat matter is very sensitive, very touchy,” Treki said. “As a Muslim, I am not in favor of it … it is not accepted by the majority of countries. My opinion is not in favor of this matter at all. I think it's not really acceptable by our religion, our tradition”

“It is not acceptable in the majority of the world. And there are some countries that allow that, thinking it is a kind of democracy … I think it is not,” he added. READ MORE

Thanks for the tip, Christopher!