Biden admin. grants ‘blanket authorization’ to fly Pride flag at embassies

… repeals his predecessor Mike Pompeo’s effective ban on Pride flags

… to support “the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons and communities.”

… “to display the Pride flag on the external-facing flagpole, for the duration of the 2021 Pride season,”

… were barred from flying any flag other than the U.S. flag on official flagpoles

… lobbying for the repeal of laws that criminalize “LGBTQI+ status or conduct

… building coalitions of like-minded nations”

… “Discussions of same-sex marriage may result in backlash against LGBTQI+ communities in certain contexts

… should consult with local advocates on messaging and outreach on this issue