Rightist lawmaker, Anastassia Michaeli, slams Channel 10 programs that show 'how nice it is to be gay'; claims most homosexuals were sexually abused and are 'miserable, eventually kill themselves at the age of 40'.
Michaeli's comments drew harsh criticism from several lawmakers and organizations in Israel: "MK Michaeli is originally from St. Petersburg, which recently passed an illiberal law that forbids any public expression of homosexuality, so maybe it's possible to understand where the legislator's (opinions) come from," said the chairman of the Lobby for the Struggle Against Homophobia in Israel.
In January Michaeli was suspended from the Knesset plenum for a month after she threw water on Arab MK Ghaleb Majadele's face during an Education, Culture and Sports Committee meeting.
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