The Obama administration announced on Tuesday last week that the United States would use
all the tools of American diplomacy to promote LGBT rights around the world. In a memorandum, Barack Obama and in a speech of Hillary Clinton at the UN Human Rights Council last week, they declared to actively combat efforty by other nations that criminalize LGBTs and their rights.
- Speech of Hillary Clinton at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (6th December 2011): Remarks in Recognition of International Human Rights Day
- Briefing Paper by Hillary Clinton (2010): “Gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights,
once and for all.”
- Memorandum von US Präsident Barack Obama (6. Dezember 2011): International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons
- Report in The New York Times on the Memorandum and the speech of Hillary Clinton: U.S. to Aid Gay Rights Abroad, Obama and Clinton Say