Support For National, Global LGBT Rights Should Be Part Of Obama Administration Legacy
The Hill: To consolidate an Obama legacy, entrench support for global LGBT rights
Raymond Smith, senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute
“With attention increasingly turning to the legacy of the Obama administration, one area of civil rights seems sure to be viewed as a breakthrough success: the recognition and advancement of equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. And while this legacy is already on solid footing on the domestic front, many opportunities still exist to entrench support for LGBT rights globally…” (12/10).