Scott Horsley. It's become an annual event, tied to the monthlong commemoration of the Stonewall riots, which helped launch the modern gay liberation movement.
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It was colonialism that arguably pushed anti-gay attitudes on some of these countries and encouraged them to treat their gay and transgender inhabitants as evil threats. Career staff say that, regardless of what agency leaders believe or maintain now, their past comments on LGBT priorities have been widely passed around the 80,person department. Bush and Obama administrations. Don't have an account?
Royce, the head of the faith-based office, previously worked as a senior leader for organizations that fought same-sex marriage and promoted "conversion therapy," a controversial practice to change the sexual orientation of LGBT individuals. The hate crime law, which Congress had first introduced in , gives the Justice Department jurisdiction over crimes of violence in which a perpetrator has selected a victim because of sexual orientation or gender identity, as well as many other characteristics. Steven Greenhut 5. He's not empathetic and he's not very good at pretending to care about things that he obviously cares little about.