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Hillary Clinton’s LGBT Rights Speech to the UN


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Here’s the speech everyone is talking about today. It’s being heralded as a modern day “I Have a Dream” speech.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the United Nations in Geneva this morning and gave a speech about LGBT human rights in honor of the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Her speech served as a solid statement following the Obama administration’s announcement this morning that it is instructing federal agencies and diplomats to protect and promote LGBT rights internationally.

Transcript of the speech is after the break.


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  1. Kadir says:

    You’re right, HIV has no face, but it also has every face. No one is protected, which is why evenyore should be. I think you should just draw some people, but forget the clinic background. It would be much more powerful to show that there is no line between the two in appearance. I’ve been HIV+ for a decade now and I’m a professional graphic designer. I don’t, however, usually find myself walking in front of AIDS clinics! But go with your gut; make a point.

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