The U.S. State Department is accepting applications from LGBTQIA+ advocacy groups for grants totaling $2.5 million. The deadline is Feb. 4 for funding from the new Global LGBTQI+ Inclusive Democracy and Empowerment Fund. This project showcases the further embedding of liberal culture war promotion into U.S. foreign policy.

Our foreign policy should promote U.S. national interests, which include democracy and historic human rights, not transgenderism, LGBTQI+ advocacy, and abortion. Americans share a consensus about the promotion of democracy, but not about the exporting of a progressive culture war that undermines U.S. national interests.

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