U.S. embassies around the world now allowed to LGBTQ flags.
(Face Of Nigeria Blog News)– The United States stands against injustice , equality and against hate plague by most of U.S allies stands against the same LGBTQ course.
It is clear that many minorities countries that the United States are defending today have laws in place that stands against the LGBT in Africa and Europe.
YouTube had to blocked the Nigeria Prophet TB Joshua who claimed to have perform a deliverance on LGBTQ.
A religious motive that claimed that LGBTQ is an evil spirit that takes over people bodies.
The Nigeria Prophet TB Joshua in response, claimed that the Google YouTube need prayers.
Since all the U.S. diplomatic missions must obtain prior written permission from senior State Department officials in Washington to fly a flag on the same pole as the U.S. flag, with the exception of the Foreign Service flag or the US flag or a prisoner of war or a person missing in action.
In accordance with US law, these flags must be flown under the US flag.
In January, Blinken pledged to stand up for LGBTQ rights, including allowing embassies to fly the Pride flag.
“I think the United States is playing its part in defending the rights of LGBTQ people and the department will take it up and get down to it immediately. “
The US government under Joe Biden has given permission for its embassies around the world to fly LGBTQ flags on the same pole as the US flag in support of gay rights.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued blanket permission to U.S. diplomatic posts around the world to fly the Pride flag, a move that contrasts with the Trump administration’s State Department, which was led by former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
In diplomatic cables sent to diplomatic posts around the world, Mr Blinken gave permission for diplomats to fly the Pride flag before May 17, which marks the international day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia. , as well as in June, which in the United States and many other countries is Pride Month.
However, these cables contain a clause stating that authorization is not required and that heads of mission who run each embassy or consulate may choose to display the Pride flag or display other symbols of support for rights. LGBTQ.
During Donad Trump’s reign, the State Department refused requests from embassies to fly LGBTQ flags on the same pole as the American flag.