Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Hillary Clinton to UN: "Gay Rights Are Human Rights, And Human Rights Are Gay Rights," LGBT Rights Will Guide Foreign Policy

Recognizing that America’s own record on LGBT equality is “far from perfect,” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called on nations around the world to recognize that “gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights,” during a speech in Geneva, Switzerland this afternoon. Clinton’s address builds on a memorandum President Obama issued earlier today directing all agencies to “promote and protect the human rights of LGBT persons.” Read more

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