Film Screening and Discussion for Pride Month

Pride_month_reception_300x234On June 16, 2015, the U.S. Embassy hosted a screening of the film “The Kids are All Right” with the Lesbian Life Association of Cote d’Ivoire (LLACI).

The film, about a lesbian couple with children in the United States, permitted the group to talk about themes related to homosexuality and gay rights in the United States and Cote d’Ivoire, and was part of the Embassy’s Pride Month programming.

On a related issue, the Embassy has nominated Mr. Claver Toure to participate in International Visitor Leadership Program on “Preventing and Responding to Bias-Motivated Violence against the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Intersexed (LGBTI) Community”  from June 10 – 23, 2015.