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Thanks for visiting us! The Proud Diplomat is an informative space for the LGBTQ international community including expats and diplomats, their spouses, partners, family and friends. Our focus is to share the authentic stories of this community as well as relevant information. 

I’m here to represent diversity of humans in the world. My hope is for tomorrow, to be able to live in a world of equality for everyone.
Simply for us all to understand that we are human and that we must make all our lives easier together. If I can give that to the world, I don’t need to win
Miss Universe, I only need to be here.
— Angela Ponce

Angela Ponce, Miss Universe Spain 2018, made history being the first transgender woman to ever compete at Miss Universe pageant! Watch this inspiring video of her story and grab a kleenex becasue you are going to need it.


Earning The Green Stripe: The Environment & The LGBTQ+ Community. The LGBTQ+ community is one among many that make up humankind on our vibrant planet. And, LGBT individuals often beat out heterosexual individuals in their beliefs concerning the environment and sustainability!


Let’s Talk Intersectionality: Confronting Racism in the Gay Community. Yes, racism does exist in the gay community - specifically for Asian Americans! Let's take a step forward by understanding the sociological factors behind it.


Tackling Loneliness In The LGBTQ+ Community.  The question of loneliness and isolation has become an increasingly present one in the LGBTQ+ community. 


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