When I gave that speech in Geneva and said that we were going to make this a priority of American foreign policy, I didn’t see it as something special, something that was added on to everything else we do, but something that was integral to who we are and what we stand for.”

Remind yourself, as I do every day, what it must be like for a young boy or a young girl in some other part of the world who could literally be killed, and often has been and still will be, who will be shunned, who will be put in danger every day of his or her life. I want you to leave this celebration thinking about what more each and every one of you can do…to make not only the agencies of our government, but our world more just and free for all people.”

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressing the State Department’s 20th anniversary celebration of the Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies (GLIFAA) organization, via ABC News.

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