Thursday, December 5, 2013

President Obama on the death of Nelson Mandela

JMG's roundup of statements from HRC, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Lambda Legal remind us that during Mandela's presidency of South Africa, it became (despite disapprovingly popular opinion) the first nation on earth to constitutionally outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation, a degree of legal protection, Lambda Legal pointedly noted, that still does not exist in the USA.

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