Americans Can Help Achieve Global Equality through Text Donations

Jun 22, 2012 10:15 PM ET
Press Release

(3BL Media) Denver, CO - June 22, 2012 - The U.S. Department of State has launched a text donation campaign that allows Americans to donate to the mGive International Response Equality Fund.  Donations will help to further programs and initiatives aimed at advancing human rights, fostering equality, advocacy, protection and dialogue to ensure human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) persons around the world.  To help, anyone can donate $10 by texting the word PRIDE to 80000.

The Global Equality Fund supports programs that advance the human rights of LBGT persons around the world. The Fund was launched by U.S Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Human Rights Day in December 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland, where she reaffirmed, “Human rights are gay rights and gay rights are human rights.”

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