French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced Thursday that France would appoint an ambassador for LGBTQ rights. The government would charge the new LGBTQ Ambassador with advocating for the universal decriminalization of homosexuality and trans identity. The Prime Minister made the announcement on the 40th anniversary of France’s decriminalization of homosexuality. She said the government will appoint someone to the new ambassadorship by the end of 2022. The role will primarily involve fighting discrimination around the world.