Simon Rodgers (t: @simonrodgers) of Aviva plc and Carolina Fernandes Lemos Bonin (t:carolinacoaches) of Nokia delivered a speech at the Human Rights Plenary Session at One Young World 2012 in Pittsburgh. They addressed an audience of 1300 delegates from 180 countries on the issue of LGBT rights across the world.
The emotional, moving, inspiring speech encouraged other delegates to speak out. Both delegates since received amazing praise from delegates and counsellors, who shared their own experiences and issues in their own countries.
The Q&A session following the speech highlighted the issues around the world, and calls on every to take action to help uphold human rights for LGBT people across the world.
This video is taken from the One Young World You Tube channel and features the speech, followed by the LGBT related Q&As from the Q&A session.
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