Hillary Clinton told an audience of LGBT advocates Thursday night that the progress they've achieved in recent years may not be secure under the Donald Trump administration, and urged them to keep fighting. The audience at the fundraising dinner for The Center, an LGBT community group in New York, greeted Clinton with multiple standing ovations and cheers as she accepted the organisations' Trailblazer Award. We can never stop fighting. Clinton's appearance was one of several in recent months where she has been greeted with huge ovations — including several at Broadway shows.
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Here's the speech everyone is talking about today. It's being heralded as a modern day "I Have a Dream" speech. Her speech served as a solid statement following the Obama administration's announcement this morning that it is instructing federal agencies and diplomats to protect and promote LGBT rights internationally. I want to thank Director General Tokayev and Ms. Wyden along with other ministers, ambassadors, excellencies, and UN partners.
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Text posted with permission from the White House Office of Communications :. Good evening, and let me express my deep honor and pleasure at being here. I want to thank Director General Tokayev and Ms.