1. Hindus Push their Support for Equal Rights for Same-Sex UN Employees

    Hindus Push their Support for Equal Rights for Same-Sex UN Employees

    Leaders of the Hindu American Foundation (HAF) commended the United Nations Secretary General’s decision to extend benefits to same sex couples working at the UN. They also criticized a resolution, introduced by Russia, and supported by 43 countries, including India, that sought to reverse the change.

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    1. Same sex couples deserve the same rights and respect granted to opposite sex couples, and we commend the Secretary General's efforts to treat all UN employees with equal dignity.
    2. The essential core of Hindu teachings is that an individual's value is not based on his or her sexual orientation, but on one's ability to transcend the body, senses, and ego.
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