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Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons Jessica Stern participate in a Pride reception hosted by the State Department in Washington, DC, on June 29, 2023. Secretary Blinken is speaking from a podium in a room with chandeliers and a State Department flag is in the foreground.

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