U.N. Recognizes Gay Rights As Human Rights

Last week, the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for the first time. i

Last week, the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for the first time. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Last week, the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for the first time.

Last week, the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for the first time.

Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Last week, the United Nations passed a resolution recognizing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people for the first time. However, many Muslims and African countries voted against the resolution. To learn more about it, host Michel Martin speaks with Suzanne Nossel, deputy assistant secretary of the Bureau of International Organization Affairs.

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