US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton vowed Monday, June 1, 2009, to fight for gay rights, calling for all nations to stop violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation. "The persecution of gays and lesbians is a violation of human rights and an affront to human decency, and it must end," she said. "As secretary of state, I will advance a comprehensive human rights agenda that includes the elimination of violence and discrimination against people based on sexual orientation or gender identity." She noted that the Obama Administration supports a UN resolution calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality, which remains punishable by death in seven countries ; Iran, Mauritania, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. Read the whole story on Yahoo News here.
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Photo of Adam Lambert with Best Week Ever's Michele Collins
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Be sure to read my other June 4 post profiling gay design marvel Nate Berkus, complete with shirtless photo! Click here.