Because free speech and thought is the cornerstone of democracy. Unless violence or hatred is being promoted all opinions should be tolerated. To say that “you are wrong” or “I don’t wish to been seen to endorse your actions” is not hatred but a justifiable claim to a right to differ.
These regulations give legal rights to certain people because of their sexual preferences that are available to no other section of society. They can get a publicly funded powerful body to bring legal actions with unlimited damages against others just because they claim they have hurt their feelings.
These regulations are an abuse of the right to hold and express one's own opinion. It is not only an attack on free speech but the introduction of George Orwell's "Thought Police."
People are losing their jobs and having to close their businesses because of these odious regulations. So anti-free speech are the supporters of these regulations that I expect this posting to be removed as "inappropriate."