Vietnam’s first openly gay candidate sets sights on National Assembly seat in Sunday’s vote



As an LGBT activist, legal whizz-kid and Vietnam’s first openly gay candidate running for a seat in its rubber-stamp parliament, Luong The Huy is determined to lead long-lasting change for the country’s marginalised communities.Huy, 32, running as an independent candidate for Vietnam’s National Assembly in elections to be held across the country on Sunday and wants to boost the voices of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, who have long felt discrimination.But getting his name on…



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