House Bill Seeks To Mandate State Department Make Gay Rights A ‘Foreign Policy Priority’

Because we don’t have bigger foreign policy issues to worry about.

WASHINGTON — A bill introduced in the House of Representatives Wednesday would bolster the State Department’s ability to fight discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals abroad, its bipartisan sponsors say.

The bill would direct the department to make LGBT rights a foreign policy priority, develop a strategy to prevent LGBT discrimination and appoint a special envoy to handle those efforts.

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