Justin Trudeau is raising the issue of LGBT rights with some of the world’s most anti-gay leaders
He might arguably be the the world’s most pro-LGBT political leader, but Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that his commitment to promoting LGBT+ equality doesn’t stop at his own shores.
The Canadian leader, who drew plaudits for openly promoting women’s and LGBT+ rights at la Francophonie, the international organisation for French-speaking nations last year, has revealed that he’s continuing to raise the topic of gay equality with leaders from some of the world’s most vehemently homophobic states.
“I’ll say it and I’ll stand up for it and be very blunt about it,” Mr Trudeau says in the January issue of Attitude – available to download and in shops now.
“But inevitably, maybe not from the leaders — maybe from some leaders — but staffers and people around will say, ‘Thank you for standing