THE Dalai Lama has expressed his support for the LGBTI community but condemning homophobia in an interview with American television personality Larry King.

“It’s really bullying and homophobia that is morally wrong,” he said.

When asked about homosexuality and gay rights, the Dalai Lama answered: “That’s a personal matter. People who have a special tradition, you should follow according to your own tradition. … But non-believer, that’s up to them. Different form of sex? So long as it’s safe, okay. And fully agreed? Okay.

“Bullied? Abused? That’s what is wrong. That’s a violation of human rights.”

Answering to a question about same-sex marriage, he responded: “That’s up to the countries’ laws. It’s okay, I think individual business. If a couple really feels that way, practical, satisfaction … if both sides fully agree, then okay.”

Watch the interview here:

h/t: Instinct Magazine 

 

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