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Secretary of State John Kerry's speech at PEPFAR meeting

"A decade ago, PEPFAR created the world’s largest and the most successful foreign assistance program ever. And now, a disease that at one time seemed to be unstoppable is actually in retreat."

Secretary Kerry delivers first speech on LGBT policy at State Department Pride

While Kerry highlighted the progress achieved in the recent years, as well as the growing support of LGBT equality nationwide, he also made clear the tremendous work that lies ahead as we continue to stand for LGBT rights domestically and globally.

RGOD2: African architect of homophobia supported by PEPFAR?

Should retired Anglican Archbishop of Uganda, Henry Luke Orombi, famed for spreading homophobia throughout Africa, be allowed to come to the U.S. to raise money for his causes?

Lawmakers support updating policy that bans gays from donating blood

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) voicing support for a new pilot study reviewing the policy that bans gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

Bill would outlaw LGBT discrimination in housing and credit

The Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) Act would amend the Fair Housing Act to prohibit housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or source of income. It would also amend the Equal Opportunity Credit Act to prohibit LGBT discrimination in credit decisions.

Sen. John Kerry bill would fight LGBT youth homelessness

“As a father, it’s a punch in the gut to imagine children living on the streets, but this year alone, one in 50 American kids will be homeless,” Kerry said. “There are common sense reforms we can implement to help make things better for LGBT youth.”