A participant holds a rainbow flag during Queer Azadi Mumbai 2011 in MumbaiThe chief minister of the Indian beach state of Goa on Tuesday slammed plans by his youth affairs minister to set up treatment centers for young lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people(LGBT), a move that had enraged activists. Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said Ramesh Tawadkar’s plan to set up centers providing treatment, training and medication “to make them (LGBT youths) normal” was announced in ignorance. “Homosexuality is a natural gift,” Parsekar told NDTV news station, after television stations, social media sites and national newspapers widely reported the controversial plan. Tawadkar, the sports and youth affairs minister, who is from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, told journalists on Monday that the planned centers for LGBT youths would be like centers for alcoholics. More