"...in an email that Power last month learned that a group of homeless gay men and trans women with HIV had been shot and beaten in Jamaica. Stern said the ambassador sent a text message to her Jamaican counterpart at 5 a.m. “to find out what he was doing to ensure their safety.”
“You can’t make this up,” Stern told the Blade. “It is a rare public official who personally contacts another government at the break of dawn about LGBT people’s safety and dignity.”
“The history books will write about Samantha Power’s transformative leadership for LGBT rights over her years as U.S. ambassador to the U.N.,” she added.
Published on January 17, 2017 | OutRight Action International an LGBT human rights organization