Obama issues new initiatives to advance LGBT rights abroad The GA Voice Editors December 6, 2011 World “Under my Administration, agencies engaged abroad have already begun taking action to promote the fundamental human rights of LGBT persons everywhere,” the memo continues. The president also ordered agencies to submit an annual report to the White House detailing progress toward achieving such directives. View the complete memo below. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website 1 + three = Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.