A later version of ENDA also banned employment discrimination on basis of gender identity; it has never cleared Congress. In the election, both Clinton and her chief rival, then-Sen. Barack Obama, said they were opposed to allowing gay and lesbian couples the right to wed. Clinton did not say she believed the U.
Hillary Clinton’s changing position on same-sex marriage
Hillary Clinton’s changing position on same-sex marriage | PolitiFact
And that is why gay rights are Human Rights and Human Rights are gay rights. They are all ages, all races, all faiths; they are doctors and teachers, farmers and bankers, soldiers and athletes, and whether we know it or whether we acknowledge it, they are our family, our friends and our neighbors. Being gay is not a Western invention, it is a human reality. Costs are incurred whenever any group is treated as lesser or the other whether they are women, racial or religious minorities or the LGBT. Let us be on the right side of history. I want to thank Director General Tokayev and Ms.
WikiLeaks Exposes Clinton’s LGBT Support as Scripted Political Expediency
But please keep going'. Hillary Clinton told an audience of LGBT advocates Thursday night that the progress they've achieved in recent years may not be secure under the Donald Trump administration, and urged them to keep fighting. The audience at the fundraising dinner for The Center, an LGBT community group in New York, greeted Clinton with multiple standing ovations and cheers as she accepted the organisations' Trailblazer Award. We can never stop fighting. Clinton's appearance was one of several in recent months where she has been greeted with huge ovations — including several at Broadway shows.
Hillary Clinton remembered gay rights pioneer Edith Windsor as a symbol of love who changed hearts and minds across America — including her own — during a funeral Friday for the woman whose court battle helped make same-sex marriage the law of the land. Windsor died Tuesday in New York at Windsor was 81 when she brought a lawsuit that proved to be a turning point for gay rights. The impetus was the death of her spouse, Thea Spyer, a psychologist.