On Friday, June 1st 2018, Chargé d’Affaires Kerri S. Hannan hosted the Rainbow Flag Raising in honor of LGBTI Pride Month, with guest of honor and First Husband, Gaulthier Destenay, Member of Parliament Marc Angel as well as the Ambassadors and representatives of the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, the Czech Republic, Spain and France. We also had the honor to welcome the LGBTI rights organizations Rosa Lëtzebuerg and CIGALE, and Rabbi Grodensky and his husband from the Jewish Community of Esch-Alzette.
This is the fourth year the U.S. Embassy Luxembourg is flying the Pride flag.
Since 2009, the United States has celebrated June as National Pride Month to recognize the LGBTI community and to encourage global efforts to respect the freedom, dignity and equality of all people, including LGBTI persons.
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