Welcome to GLIFAA!

What’s hot?  Our board met with five out U.S. ambassadors to discuss our work and experiences. The meeting proved to be a successful dialogue!

Ambassadors Berry, Baer, Costos, Gifford, and Brewster (five out US ambassadors) with the GLIFAA board

Ambassadors Berry, Baer, Costos, Gifford, and Brewster (five out U.S. ambassadors) with the GLIFAA board

What else?  We welcome the decision of the D.C. Government to introduce trans* inclusive health care coverage!  According to a bulletin released February 26, D.C. will view “attempts by companies to limit or deny medically necessary treatments for gender dysphoria, including gender reassignment surgeries, to be discriminatory.”  GLIFAA is working actively with other LGBT organizations to promote the same progressive change in health insurance policies administered by the Office of Personnel Management.  (See Trans* Resources for more on GLIFAA’s advocacy on transgender issues.)

Secretary Kerry addresses the foreign affairs community as part of the GLIFAA/Department of State 2013 Pride program

Secretary Kerry participates in an LGBT Ministerial Event in New York City on September 26, 2013

Secretary Kerry participates in an LGBT Ministerial Event in New York City on September 26, 2013