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Ambassador Brown Speaks at Conference on LGBT Rights

Ambassador Brown with other officials at the conference (Government of MNE photo)

Ambassador Brown with other officials at the conference (Government of MNE photo)

Ambassador Brown delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the “Toward Europe, Toward Equality” conference. The event, sponsored by the Government of Montenegro, examined Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) rights and issues.   Participants included senior Montenegrin government officials, Western diplomats, and experts on LGBT rights.  In her remarks, Ambassador Brown, quoting Secretary Clinton, said that “gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights.”