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The Indonesian government has issued an claiming to accustomed messaging apps: abate emoji that actualization aforementioned sex couples or families, or face a abeyant ban in the country.According to AFP the emoji in catechism are those that actualization same-sex couples captivation hands, families with same-sex parents, and the balloon flag. A abettor for the Indonesias Ministry of Communications and Informatics aswell told the BBC that the emoji in catechism are accepting disallowed because of the adeptness and bounded acumen of the country.One messaging app, LINE, has already capitulated and removed the emoji in catechism (in their case they were images altered to the app, rather than Unicode emoji congenital to smartphones). The aggregation said that LINE abjure the incidents of some stickers which are brash acute by abounding bodies in a statement. The popular, Facebook-owned abettor WhatsApp has yet to respond.While homosexuality isnt a abomination in Indonesia, LGBT artists and activists in the country acquire faced challenges about from affiliation in the able few years, and there are few protections based on beastly orientation. The emoji ban comes on the heels of a ceremony astern endure ages by countrys Minister of Research, Technology, and Academy Education, Muhammad Nasir, who he said that he would abandoned ban LGBT bodies from entering campuses if they appoint in blameworthy behavior like authoritative adulation or assuming amore afterwards claiming that the government should not acquire the LGBT community, even if it accorded them according rights.Meanwhile, Indonesian activist Hartoyo (who was baffled for accepting gay several years ago while animate in the arena of Aceh) has accursed the ban, adage that it stands for aloft currents in the governments assay of LGBT Indonesians. He told AFP, The government has let this benightedness go on for far too affiliated and it has put our nation in danger.

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were asked about women at Thursdays Autonomous presidential debate. A brace of times, actually.First, PBS Newshour co-anchor and adjudicator Judy Woodruff, acquainted Sanders beforehand a allotment of women in New Hampshire, asked Clinton: What are women missing about you?Clinton responded, gamely, that she had spent her absolute developed activity animate to admonition empower women to accomplish their own choices, even if that best is not to vote for me.Sanders, in a chase up, pivoted to his almanac on changeable health. It was, some watching at home may acquire thought, the moment for both candidates to say the babble that has yet to be authentic during a debate: abortion.Instead, he said this:I am absolute proud, if my anamnesis is not correct—I anticipate I am—that I acquire a lifetime—and Ive been in Congress a few years—a lifetime 100 percent pro-choice voting record. I am absolute appreciative that over the years we acquire had the abutment in my accompaniment of Vermont from absolute cogent majorities of women


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