Obama Administration Includes LGBT Rights in Speeches

IGLHRC posts occasional coverage of world leaders' statements on LGBT rights for posterity and analysis.

United States President Barack Obama's speech on June 19, 2013 at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, inclusive of reference to LGBT rights.

Secretary of State John Kerry's speech the same day in honor of the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) Pride Event, amounting to his first major LGBT policy speech as U.S. Secretary of State.