Virtual Meeting

LGBTQ+ Rights: Snapshots From Around the World

Friday, June 25, 2021
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Speakers

Senior Advisor, Council for Global Equality

Staff Writer, New Yorker; Author, Surviving Autocracy

Executive Director, Taiwan Equality Campaign

Presider

Founding Executive Director, Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice; CFR Member

Panelists discuss global LGBTQ+ rights, from persecutions in Russia to the legalization of same-sex marriage in Taiwan, as well as the role of U.S. foreign policy in advancing and protecting LGBTQ+ rights internationally.

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