The Global Equality Fund was launched in December 2011 to support programs that advance the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons around the world. The Fund is a collaborative effort at the State Department, bridging multiple offices with the objective of empowering LGBT persons to live freely and without discrimination.
EQUALITY – ADVOCACY – PROTECTION – DIALOGUE
|Ambassador Rice (May 17): "Today, as we commemorate International Day Against Homophobia, we rededicate ourselves to a basic but essential truth – that human rights are universal and must be protected for all." Full Text» DipNote»|
The Global Equality Fund provides support for civil society groups around the world that are working to protect the human rights of LGBT people. More»
In honor of Pride Month, the State Department reaffirms its commitment to ensuring the rights of all human beings. More»
The Global Equality Fund was launched in Geneva, Switzerland on International Human Rights Day. More»
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