Category Archives: LGBTQQAI

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When Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta kissed Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell today in Virginia Beach, a little bit of history was made. Continue reading

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United Nations’ landmark report calls for worldwide decriminalization of same-sex relations

Source: http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2011/12/united-nations-landmark-report-calls-for-worldwide-decriminalization-of-same-sex-relations/ The United Nations has produced its first ever report on LGBT rights, calling for the decriminalization of same-sex relations between consenting adults, and includes a call for protection and recognition of the self-identified gender of transgender persons. The report … Continue reading

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Led by the child who simply knew

Source: http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2011/12/11/led-child-who-simply-knew/SsH1U9Pn9JKArTiumZdxaL/story.html Led by the child who simply knew The twin boys were identical in every way but one. Wyatt was a girl to the core, and now lives as one, with the help of a brave, loving family and a … Continue reading

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Presidential Memorandum — International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons The struggle to end discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons is a global … Continue reading

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San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: Obama issues presidential memo establishing global LGBT rights strategy

Source: http://www.sdgln.com/news/2011/12/06/breaking-news-obama-issues-presidential-memo-establishing-global-lgbt-rights-strateg (Editor’s note: This is a breaking news story that will be updated as new information arrives.) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Tuesday morning issued a history-setting presidential memorandum that sets new federal policy and strategy on global LGBT … Continue reading

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San Diego Gay and Lesbian News: VIDEO: In Geneva, Secretary Clinton focuses on global LGBT rights in UN Human Rights Day speech

Source: http://sdgln.com/news/2011/12/06/secretary-clinton-focuses-LGBT-rights-united-nations-human-rights-day-speech?fb_ref=.Tt55ixGXb4Y.like&fb_source=profile_oneline (Editor’s note: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about Human Rights Day to the United Nations today in Geneva. The entire transcript of the speech, provided by humanrights.gov, is below.) Good evening and let me express my deep honor and … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: Clinton’s Landmark LGBT Speech Shows Importance of Electing Pro-Equality Candidates

Click here to read the Huffington Post’s original posting of this article. Today is truly a momentous day in human rights history. This morning President Barack Obama issuedthe first-ever executive memorandum dealing with the subject of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender … Continue reading

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