The Arcus Foundation Announces Support of Global LGBT Initiatives Announced by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Arcus Foundation announces support of Global LGBT initiatives announced by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 6, 2011
The Arcus Foundation, a foundation to support a world leader in promoting social justice and conservation issues, announced its support for global initiatives LGBT equality today for Mrs. Clinton to the Secretary U. S. of State, Hillary. At a conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Clinton said the Department of State will conduct a comprehensive human rights inclusive of all sexual orientations and gender identities (IMS). Clinton also announced that the Department will establish and manage a global equity fund to protect and promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) in the world.
“historic steps announced by Secretary Clinton is great news for millions of people worldwide who are facing real threats to employment discrimination claims, and death under the laws of the criminal objective based on sexual orientation or gender identity, “said the doctor. Yvette C. Burton, managing director of Arcus. “These measures will strengthen the credibility of U.S. foreign policy and continued U.S. efforts to promote human rights worldwide. We at Arcus, with our beneficiaries and partners in the world, see respect of all sexual orientations and gender identities as an integral part of all the work of social justice and human rights. We welcome the direction of management and expect assistance from the Department of State as we continue to work with social justice advocates in government, industry and communities worldwide to promote universal interest we all share in creating a more just and more humane. ”
About the Arcus Foundation
Arcus Foundation is a grant from the foundation that supports private organizations worldwide working to promote equality across the spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities (IMS) and the conservation of great apes the world . The Foundation works worldwide and has offices in Kalamazoo, MI, New York and Cambridge, UK.
For more information about Arcus, visit http://www.arcusfoundation.org
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