Eight activists who are participating in the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program visited the Washington Blade’s offices on Monday.
The activists — who are from Argentina, Ghana, Tanzania, South Africa, India, Cambodia, Thailand and Hong Kong — arrived in D.C. over the weekend. They and other program participants will travel to New York; Charlotte, N.C.; Jackson, Miss.; and Montgomery, Ala. before ending their trip in Portland, Ore., on Aug. 24.
The Blade has previously hosted program participants from Guinea, Venezuela, Chile and several other countries.