Obama Directive Protects LGBT Rights Across U.S. Government, Massimino Says

Washington, D.C. – Ahead of President Barack Obama’s scheduled 11 a.m. announcement detailing a directive to protect LGBT rights across U.S. government agencies, Human Rights First President & CEO Elisa Massimino issued the following statement: “LGBT rights are human rights. The Obama Administration should be commended for its ongoing efforts to lead in the protection of LGBT rights at home and abroad. Today’s directive is reflective of the President’s promise to create an America where all people are equal regardless of their race, religion, or sexual identity.”


Published on December 6, 2011


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