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PEPFAR Cuts Threaten Goal of AIDS-Free Generation

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 28, 2014
With the release of President Barack Obama’s 2015 Global AIDS Funding budget, leading global health experts have voiced their concerns about the effects of the President’s proposed cuts.

Kerry: Anti-Gay Law Complicates US-Uganda Ties

By Lara Jakes | Friday Feb 28, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has told Uganda’s president that the African nation’s new anti-gay law will complicate its relationship with America.

Kerry Calls on Arizona Gov to Veto Anti-Gay Law

By Lara Jakes | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
America’s top diplomat is predicting that the U.S. Supreme Court will strike down an anti-gay proposal in Arizona if it ever becomes law and is calling on the state’s governor to "make the right decision" and veto it.

Secretary of State John Kerry Responds to Gambian President’s Anti-Gay Remarks

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement Wednesday condemning Gambian President Yahya Jammeh for calling gay people "vermin" and saying that gays should be exterminated like mosquitos that cause malaria during a speech on Tuesday.

Kerry Criticizes Passage of Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Bill, US Concerned

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Jan 13, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement Monday in response to news that Nigeria passed the "Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill 2013" which was reportedly signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan.

State Dept: Posts in 19 Cities to Remain Closed

By Alicia A. Caldwell and Eileen Sullivan | Monday Aug 5, 2013
U.S. diplomatic posts in 19 cities in the Mideast and Africa will remain closed for the rest of the week amid intercepted "chatter" about terror threats, which lawmakers briefed on the information likened to intelligence picked up before the Sept. 11, 200

Kerry Outlines America’s ’Moral Obligation’ to Global GLBT Equality

By Justin Snow | Thursday Jun 20, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry declared Wednesday that the United States has a "moral obligation" to promote LGBT rights abroad.

John Kerry Condemns Global Anti-Gay Violence

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 5, 2013
In a new statement by the White House, Secretary of State John Kerry applauded the progress of gay rights movement but also condemn global anti-gay violence, urging to Americans to promote human rights for all people.

Healthy Gay Men Must Be Allowed to Donate Blood, Says GMHC

By Winnie McCroy | Friday Mar 8, 2013
Via a We The People online petition, GMHC will force President Barack Obama to pressure the FDA to reform their policy against gay men donating blood.

Mass. Gov. Pressed to Name Frank to Kerry Seat

By Steve LeBlanc | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
Liberal groups have launched twin online petitions aimed at pressuring Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to temporarily name former Congressman Barney Frank to Sen. John Kerry’s seat if Kerry is confirmed as secretary of state.

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