WASHINGTON, D.C. (Worthy News)-- During a gay pride event last week, John Kerry spoke about Ted Osius nomination as a U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam said, "(Osius) will be the first openly LGBT officer nominated to serve in Asia," and "I'm working hard to ensure that by the end of my tenure, we will have lesbian, bisexual, transgender ambassadors in our ranks as well."
Speaking at a GLIFAA (formerly Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies) Pride event at the State Department, Mr. Kerry said that, if confirmed, Ted Osius would be the sixth openly gay U.S. ambassador currently in service, The Weekly Standard reported Monday.
Mr. Kerry said. "I'm working hard to ensure that by the end of my tenure, we will have lesbian, bisexual and transgender ambassadors in our ranks as well."-- Source
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