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US Battles Global Discrimination Against LGBTI People

The United States is increasing its efforts to decriminalize laws and end discrimination against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people around the world.  A senior U.S. official says addressing core issues of human rights will be at the heart of this global campaign. LGBTI issues increasingly are being discussed in a more transparent manner, with notable progress being made in some countries. A Ugandan court struck down a punitive anti-gay law last year, and...

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