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Obama Administration Pushes Global LGBT Rights into the Limelight

18 Comments | Posted December 6, 2011 | 17:33:00 (EST)

The U.S. took a groundbreaking step on global LGBT rights Tuesday, joining the U.K. in tying foreign aid to governments' protection of sexual minorities and drastically raising the stakes in the increasingly globalized battle over gay rights.

The Obama Administration's sweeping initiative -- which will potentially steer billions of dollars...

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The Rainbow Struggle: A Primer for the Global Gay Rights Battle

12 Comments | Posted October 3, 2011 | 17:34:00 (EST)

LGBT advocates face a hulking, well-funded force that fights with religious fervor. But by most tallies, they're winning.

This June the U.N. Human Rights Council narrowly passed its first-ever resolution calling for universal gay rights, with the support of more than 80 countries. It was an historic milestone, a global...

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