Elton John urges Ukraine to accept gays

September 12, 2015 3:46 PM

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Elton John has called on Ukraine’s business leaders to accept gays in the workplace, telling them that policies “designed to repress LGBT citizens … hinder economic development.”

John, who is gay and an outspoken activist, spoke to hundreds of business and political leaders at a high-profile forum in Kiev.

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