LGBT Issues

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April 18, 2014

United States Makes Economic Case for Inclusivity in Global Forum

Today, the United States and the Netherlands presented a Call to Action to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development… more
March 25, 2014

Promoting Regional Security and Protecting Human Rights in Uganda

At the President’s direction, the United States has deployed CV-22 Ospreys, refueling aircraft, and associated support personnel to augment U.S.… more
February 10, 2014

The United States and Sweden: Partners and Champions for Human Rights

“Values that give rise to dignity, equal opportunity, and justice for every segment of our people are anything but novel… more
December 31, 2013

Thirteen Stories That Shaped the World in 2013

In 2013, as more people than ever sought their news through social media, the State Department expanded its digital engagement.… more
December 10, 2013

Making LGBT Rights Human Rights Through the Global Equality Fund

When celebrating Human Rights Day as a global community, we are reminded of efforts taking place to advance the human… more
October 25, 2013

Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons in Europe and Beyond

I was honored to represent the United States government at the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)… more
September 27, 2013

Secretary Kerry Attends First UN Ministerial Event on LGBT Rights

The United States is committed to promoting the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons and we… more
September 11, 2013

Russian Civil Society Leaders Inspire

Despite a packed G-20 schedule filled with meetings on economic issues and the situation in Syria, President Obama also took… more
November 30, 2012

Photo of the Week: Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs

This week's "Photo of the Week" comes to us from State Department photographer Michael Gross and shows U.S. Secretary of… more

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April 23, 2014

Celebrating English Language Day

In 2010 UNESCO created Language Days for each of the UN’s six official languages to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity.… more

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