In line with American ethical and moral ideas, President Joe Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum to “promote and protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) persons around the world.”
The initiative of President Biden is not directly, but in a slightly clear method, suggesting that any more the vacation spot to LGBTQI+ demonstrations and homosexual parades worldwide needs to be in the direction of American embassies and consulates in varied international locations. This oblique suggestion shall be notably helpful for international locations which don’t share the views of the US administration on the topic.
Furthermore, the official American help of the LGBTQI+ neighborhood will, in the long run, contribute in a pleasing and never forceful method to the discount of the inhabitants of the planet which, along with local weather change, is among the two world existential issues that humanity is going through.
To this impact, Antony Blinken, the brand new US Secretary of State, issued the next assertion.
“Today, President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum directing all U.S. authorities departments and companies engaged overseas to make sure that U.S. diplomacy and international help promote and shield the human rights of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) individuals all over the world.
The battle to finish violence, discrimination, criminalization, and stigma in opposition to LGBTQI+ individuals is a worldwide problem that is still central to our dedication to advertise human rights and basic freedoms for all people. In the Biden-Harris administration, the United States will lead by the facility of our instance and pursue a coverage to finish violence and discrimination on the premise of sexual orientation, gender id or expression, or intercourse traits.
Today’s motion by President Biden demonstrates that the U.S. authorities’s agency dedication to advance this objective.
Pursuant to President Biden’s memorandum, the Department of State in coordination with related federal companies will use a broad vary of diplomatic and programmatic instruments and sources to guard weak LGBTQI+ refugees and asylum seekers; fight criminalization of people on the premise of LGBTQI+ standing or conduct; make sure that our diplomacy and international help promote and shield the human rights of LGBTQI+ individuals and advance nondiscrimination; and permit swift U.S. responses to human rights violations and abuses of LGBTQI+ individuals.
Working with Congress, the State Department is taking the required steps to offer $10 million in Fiscal Year 2021 funds for the Global Equality Fund (GEF). The GEF gives emergency help to human rights defenders and human rights programming help to grassroots LGBTQI+ organizations to catalyze constructive change and attracts its energy from the help and partnership of a world coalition of like-minded governments, companies, and foundations.
Under President Biden’s management, the United States will work with like-minded governments and strengthen civil society advocacy to totally help and advance the human rights of LGBTQI+ individuals. Our worldwide companions could be assured that advancing human rights for all people, with no exception or caveat, is a U.S. international coverage precedence.”