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Health Ministry drops 'gender confusing' terms from its video contest

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The Health Ministry has dropped a category on "preventing gender confusion" in its video contest after meeting with representatives of the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender and Bisexual (LGBT) community.

Among those present at the meeting was transgender activist Nisha Ayub, who lauded the ministry's engagement.

"I saw the genuine interest of the Health Ministry in working with the (LGBT) community.

"The Health Ministry agreed on removing the terms 'gender confusion' and 'LGBT' in the video competition," Nisha said in a Facebook posting...

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