— Domani Spero
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The news that our top diplomat in Istanbul is set to marry his Turkish boyfriend in Wisconsin have been making the rounds in Turkish media.
U.S. Consul General, Charles Hunter, plans to marry his Turkish boyfriend Top US diplomat finds Mr. Right in Turkey http://t.co/0ldcoR6zOz
— Bojan Budimac (@BojanBB) December 13, 2014
“As my family, friends and many colleagues know, I am gay. I have been open about that fact for several decades and view sexual orientation as both a private matter and merely one factor contributing to each individual’s uniqueness. I look forward to continuing to represent my country and its values, including tolerance and diversity, throughout my assignment in Turkey,” Hunter told the Hürriyet Daily News on Dec. 12 after reports in the Turkish media. via
The Wisconsin Gazette has also covered the news about his impending marriage to Turkish musician Ramadan Çaysever. Same-sex marriage became legal in Wisconsin this past October.
Congratulations and best wishes!
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