The UN aims to create a "Gay Gestapo"

No other international treaty has ever defined special rights for LGBT groups

 

The UN aims to create a "Gay Gestapo"

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The UN aims to create a "Gay Gestapo"

A resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity was filed with the Human Rights Council of the UN in Geneva on 17 June, just past. The sponsors of the resolution include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica and Uruguay.

In fact, the resolution has been "cooked" by the Uruguayan delegation, although it was the Brazilian delegation who drafted the final text. And, actually, in the document, Marcia Canario de Oliveira, the second secretary of the Brazilian mission in Geneva, appears as the author.

Mexico has been formally presented with the text, as it is now the only member of the proposing countries which is actually sitting on the Human Rights Council (as they have a rotating membership).

CitizenGO has learned that the EU and US prefer other countries to submit this resolution. But, its diplomats have enthusiastically supported this order. And, now, the vote is scheduled for next Thursday, 30 June, at the Human Rights Council of the UN in Geneva.

The proposal is concrete - it appoints a Special Rapporteur to monitor compliance with the so-called special rights of the LGBT community.

It is, in fact, a kind of "Gay Gestapo."

This resolution goes far beyond the previous resolutions approved in June, 2011, and September, 2014, in which violence as well as social and job discrimination, suffered by LGBT groups, are censured.

Now, this resolution seeks to approve a sort of special "LGBT human rights", with highly-dubious and inconsistent/fluctuating definition, but with global authority to apply them. These would be the powers of the Special Rapporteur under Paragraph 3 of the text:

"To assess the implementation of international human rights law and current regulations regarding ways to overcome violence and discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity while best practices and gaps (of those international norms and laws) are identified."

Will the Special Rapporteur risk defending the institutions or states which protect man-woman marriage? Will it have the power to sanction those states which protect the natural family and man-woman marriage, over and above homosexual unions?

The resolution is extremely controversial for the following reasons:

  • There is no international treaty to establish rights based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI by its acronym).
  • There is no national legislation or consensus of standards which establishes SOGI as a protected category for all UN Member States.
  • The opinions of the monitoring committee of the treaties on which this resolution is based, are mere opinions and are not binding on member states.
  • There is no definition of so-called "SOGI discrimination", which means it could be almost anything at all.

Write now to your ambassador and show your concern.

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You can read the text of the resolution here.

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Reject the UN resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI)

For the Kind Attention of the Foreign Ministries of the Member States currently serving on the UN Human Rights Council:

I write with great concern after having had the opportunity to hear about the resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity, on which a vote is expected on Thursday, 30 June.

This resolution aims to create the office of a Special Rapporteur, to ensure special rights for LGBT groups. Such "rights" have never been defined and are not recognised in any international treaty beyond the condemnation of violence and discrimination.

I remind you that the UN Charter is clear, and points out in Art. 2.7 that, "No provision of this Charter shall authorize the United Nations to intervene in matters which are essentially within the domestic jurisdiction of States."

This resolution is a real threat to the principle of non-interference in state affairs, because the it provides that the Special Rapporteur can intervene in matters relating to sexuality that touch deeply religious and cultural norms, and unique to each nation.

Sexual orientation and gender identity are based on subjective perceptions of an individual with respect to their sex, sexual attraction and sexual preferences, not on genetics.

They are rather intangible and changeable characteristics, as stated by the promoters of the resolution. These features do not have a definition or a universally accepted diagnosis, so they can not be measured or quantified.

How are you going to legislate or make policy based on internal, subjective perceptions?

Facebook recognizes 71 different "genders." Will the supposedly "independent" expert recognize all or just some of these "genders"? Who will decide which "genders" are allowed and which are disallowed? And, do they really hope that the member states will recognize 71 types of gender?

In some places, they have already approved the "right" to have a "sex change" (amputation, and, or hormone treatment) in order to respect gender identity. Even for minors without the knowledge or consent of their parents. Does the Special Rapporteur intend to be for or against this so-called "right"? Will the Special Rapporteur caution any state not providing such "treatment"?

Finally, would the Special Rapporteur consider discriminatory, maintaining legislation which protects marriage between men and women?

Therefore, with these questions in mind, I ask you to vote against the resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity, scheduled for Thursday, 30 June.

Sincerely,
[Your Name]

The UN aims to create a "Gay Gestapo"

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