Council Representatives Join Secretary Clinton, USAID Administrator Shah to Discuss LGBT Human Rights

Secretary Clinton and USAID Administrator Shah spoke about integrating LGBT human rights with U.S. foreign policy in a State Department briefing on Tuesday, June 22.

Following keynote remarks by Secretary Clinton and Administrator Shah, Assistant Secretary Eric Schwartz, from the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, discussed concerns for LGBT refugees.  The event concluded with a panel discussion by Deputy Assistant Secretary Dan Baer, from the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Mark Bromley, Chair of the Council for Global Equality; and Cary Alan Johnson, Executive Director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC).

Later that afternoon, the State Department’s Africa Bureau hosted a working roundtable with four notable human rights activists from Africa to discuss how the State Department can promote LGBT rights in the face of hostile legal and cultural environments on the African continent.

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