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UN group issues LGBT stamps
by Scott C. Morgan, Windy City Times
2016-02-17

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The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) has released six new postage stamps that aim to promote equality for LGBT people, according to The Guardian.

The stamps—by artist and UNPA art director Sergio Baradat—were unveiled in a ceremony at the UN general assembly building that included a performance from the New York Gay Men's Chorus. It has marked the first time the global body's post office has issued stamps with an LGBT theme.

The stamps support the UN human rights office's Free & Equal campaign, which aims to promote fair treatment of the LGBT community.

The article is at www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/05/new-un-stamps-promote-lgbt-rights. More information about the stamps is at unstamps.org/shop/free-and-equal/ .


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