Tuesday, December 6, 2011

White House Will Advance GLBT Rights With Foreign Aid

This is kind of a big deal!

Via DailyKos:
The Obama administration will not be cutting off foreign aid to countries that persecute gays and lesbians. But it will be using such assistance to advance the LGBT cause, according to an unnamed official responding to questions about today's speech in Geneva by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a presidential memorandum on gay rights released today. The U.S. anti-gay brigade has not yet released its certain-to-come barrage of attacks.


In her forceful speech, Clinton said “gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights.” 


Here is Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's speech:




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