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Kerry Apologizes for Past State Department Discrimination Against Gays

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has issued an apology on behalf of the State Department for the agency's past discrimination against gay and lesbian employees. In a statement Monday, Kerry said "In the past — as far back as the 1940s, but continuing for decades — the Department of State was among many public and private employers that discriminated against employees and job applicants on the basis of perceived sexual orientation." He said some employees were forced to...

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