As you read this, I'm en route to Philly for Creating Change - the best US national LGBTIQ (and more) conference - and I want to be sure they hear about international issues. OutRight will discuss Trump's foreign policy and afterwards we will enjoy free drinks at Boxers - just 4 blocks from the Marriott. Next Up - San Francisco in a few weeks!
No Trump nominee agreed support or protect LGBTIQ people. Sec State nominee Rex Tillerson declined to say whether LGBT rights were human rights & while yesterday UN Amb. nominee Nikki Haley opposed discrimination of any kind, this is the same position Egypt has voices when asked about our community.
Read my Ptown series yet? Part 2 is up (with a video!) - but make sure to read Part 1 first. Explore my adventures in the queerest gaycation you can take in the US. Be in touch if you need a centrally located spot this summer!
The anti-LGBT Liberty Council - supported by Mike Pence - is teaming up with forces abroad - including in Romania to oppose our community in Europe.
President Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning; she definitely does not deserve further punishment, despite the lives ruined by release of State Department cables. Julian Assange (of course) reneged on his promise to turn himself over. He previously pledged to do so if she was granted clemency.