Tag Archive | Joe Biden

US Elections: HRC concludes 5-day LGBTQ ‘Pride Organizing Olympics’

US Elections: HRC concludes 5-day LGBTQ ‘Pride Organizing Olympics’

GOING FOR THE GOLD: America’s largest LGBTQ rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) have concluded a 5-day ‘Pride Organizing Olympics’ that involved staff and volunteers reaching out to Equality Voters in key target states. Their staff on the ground are targeting over 10 million Americans who vote on pro-equality LGBTQ issues. The Pride Organizing […]

Isolation: Global Pride to unite LGBT communities

Isolation: Global Pride to unite LGBT communities

(Reuters) – After the cancellation of hundreds of Pride parades due to the COVID-19 pandemic, national Pride networks have set up a new digital Global Pride Day on June 27, to unite people all over the world in celebration and support. The 24-hour stream of music, performances, and speeches will feature politicians, including US presidential hopeful […]

US: Biden would withhold foreign aid for LGBT+ discrimination

US: Biden would withhold foreign aid for LGBT+ discrimination

(Reuters) – Former US Vice President, Joe Biden, said on Thursday he would withhold foreign aid from countries that persecute LGBT people, as he joined eight other Democratic presidential candidates at a forum on LGBTQ issues. The televised Los Angeles event was the second major presidential forum dedicated to LGBTQ issues during the Democratic nominating […]

US: Nine Democratic presidential hopefuls at LGBTQ forum

US: Nine Democratic presidential hopefuls at LGBTQ forum

(Reuters) – Nine US Democratic presidential candidates [appeared] at a televised town hall on Thursday focused on LGBT rights, though top contender, Bernie Sanders, [missed] the event as he recovers from a heart attack. The Los Angeles event is the second major presidential forum dedicated to LGBTQ issues during the Democratic nominating campaign, following an […]

US: Biden’s LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum

US: Biden’s LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum

(Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden’s decades-long record on LGBT issues was scrutinised on Friday in Iowa, at the first major forum focused on the topic during the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest. Biden was questioned at the multi-candidate event on Friday night, about his votes as a US senator from Delaware, on legislation […]

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden: U.S. Will Be World Leader for LGBT Equality

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden: U.S. Will Be World Leader for LGBT Equality

In a passionate and frank speech, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has praised the LGBT Rights movement for the achievements made in the United States, while also acknowledging that many other countries look to the U.S. as an example of the progression of LGBT rights. Speaking to over 1,000 LGBT rights supporters at the Human […]