Did you know that after confronting Ugandan President on gay rights, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got Obama Admin to cut aid to Uganda, impose visa restrictions, and cancel a regional military exercise because of the Anti-Homosexuality Act.

What a bad ass.

Did you know that in 2010, Then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ordered that the State Department’s equal employment opportunity policy explicitly protect against discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation?

She’s always empowered the LGBT+ 🏳️‍🌈

Throwback to October 19, 2010, when Hillary Clinton, as SOS, delivered a message to the LGBT community that "Tomorrow Will Be Better," at the U.S. Department of State to show her support and solidarity for LGBT community.

It was so healing to watch. 🤗 🏳️‍🌈

Did you know that in 2010, Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, took a leading role in passing the first-ever UN resolution protecting the human rights of LGBT persons?

Did you know that one of the first things Hillary Clinton did as Secretary of State was extend heterosexual couple benefits to same sex couples, granting them the same benefits as heterosexual couples, such as visas,diplomatic passports&access to medical facilities?
4 years ago today, she cancelled a rally in Wisconsin in the wake of the shooting at the Pulse Night club to pay respect to victims because that’s what a true leader who cares about all her people would do. We lost on so much. This wound will never heal, I won’t get over it. 🏳️‍🌈💔

Did you know that in 1998, Then First Lady Hillary Clinton worked behind the scenes to defeat a ban on gay and lesbian adoptions, and successfully, too? This was 22 years ago.

She always had our back in some way. 🏳️‍🌈
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Did you know that in 2004,Hillary Clinton voted against a federal amendment that would ban gay marriage? Furthermore, she spoke out against it,urging others to vote against it,too. Sadly,it’s the same speech Russians used to trick people into thinking she’s anti LGBT.
She has always had our 🏳️‍🌈 back in whatever capacity she can and stood up for us in more ways we can name. Sadly, her great record was distorted by those who didn’t have LGBT community’s best interest at heart.
Did you know that Hillary Clinton pushed the government to fight AIDS during her tenure as First Lady and was awarded the “Commitment of Life” award by the AIDS Project to recognize her lifelong advocacy and work in the fight against the disease?
A true ally. 🏳️‍🌈
Did you know that throughout her tenure as Senator (2001-2009), Hillary Clinton repeatedly co-sponsored Employment Non Discrimination Act (ENDA) to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity? She was there for 🏳️‍🌈 long before it was popular.
Did you know that as senator, Hillary Clinton co-sponsored Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act. to reduce LGBT+ based crimes and hold the perpetrators accountable?

This was back in 2007.

She was a true ally.

Did you know that Then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton pressured United Nations to speak out against executions based on sexual orientation and gender identity and secured a UNHRC statement against violence towards the LGBTQ+ community?

She was that bad ass. 🏳️‍🌈
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