Trump’s Homophobia Will Hit Us In Europe

It hasn’t just been about countries where LGBT+ people face challenges. This August, the US Ambassador to Denmark, Rufus Gifford, hosted a reception at his official residence to celebrate Copenhagen Pride. He and his husband have joined the Copenhagen Pride parade several times have have been huge supporters of the event. Two months earlier, the US Ambassador to Britain, Matthew Barzun, walked at the head of the Pride in London parade alongside mayor Sadiq Khan, in a show of solidarity after the Pulse nightclub attack in June. The US Embassy in Grosvenor Square flew the rainbow flag again, and their float in the Parade also commemorated Pulse.