UN envoys at New York gay landmark push for LGBT rights

US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power arrives at the Stonewall Inn on June 16, 2016 in New YorkUS Ambassador Samantha Power and UN envoys from 16 countries gathered at a New York gay landmark Thursday to galvanize global efforts to advance LGBT rights after the Orlando attack. “We couldn’t think of a more symbolic place after the monstrous attack in Orlando to come than this one,” Power said at the Stonewall Inn, considered the birthplace of the American gay rights movement.

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