UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has described LGBT activists as ‘brave’, ‘committed’ and an ‘inspiration’ to him. In haling 'brave' gay activists, he says anti-gay abuse is a human rights violation and insists countries have a legal and moral duty to deal with it, whatever their culture:
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- the LGBT activists I know are all brave, committed, and inspiring ... present company included :)Jun 30, 2012
- We are lucky to be moving towards full equality together with you,!Jun 30, 2012
- I agree on all points. The LGBT movement has accomplished an astonishing amount in the past 43 years -- really amazing.
Actually, as a feminist who is deeply concerned about the plight of women around the world, and the plight of reproductive rights here in the U.S. -- I'm actually envious. I wish there were some way for feminism to follow the LGBT rights model.Jun 30, 2012