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2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC June 7, 2017 In recognition of LGBTI Month, the Department of State affirms its solidarity with the human rights defenders and civil society organizations working around the world to uphold the fundamental freedoms of LGBTI persons to live with dignity and freedom. We also recognize ...
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NAFSA Honors Marlene M. Johnson by Funding Higher Education Partnerships between the U.S., Central America, and the Caribbean

100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Announces New Grant Winning Institutions NAFSA Honors Marlene M. Johnson by Funding Higher Education Partnerships between the U.S., Central America, and the Caribbean Los Angeles, California, May 31: The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the latest 100,000 Strong ...
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Statement from President Donald J. Trump on Cuban Independence Day

THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON May 20,2017 On Cuban Independence Day, I extend my warmest wishes to the Cuban American community and the people of Cuba as our whole Nation joins you in celebrating the anniversary of Cuban Independence. Americans and Cubans share allegiance to the principles of self governance, dignity, and freedom. Today, we remember ...
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OAS LGBTI Core Group Statement: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Today, on May 17, the members of the OAS LGBTI Core Group (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, United States and Uruguay) are proud to join other governments and civil society organizations from around the world to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). This year, the IDAHOT is an opportunity to ...
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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around ...
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