Mark Bromley

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Mark Bromley helped launch the Council for Global Equality to encourage a clearer and stronger American voice on international lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender human rights concerns. Bromley previously worked for more than 11 years at Global Rights, where he served in various program management positions. During his tenure at Global Rights, he coordinated donor relations and helped open field offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi, Morocco, Nigeria and India. In 2005, he launched the organization-wide Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Initiative.

Bromley has also regularly monitored developments within the U.N. human rights system. He conducted research on sexual violence in support of the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and for the former Yugoslavia, and he reviewed international law standards in legal briefs filed by Global Rights, as amicus curiae, in human rights cases before U.S. and international courts. From 2001-2002, Bromley served as a foreign policy fellow in the office of U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold. During that period, he staffed Feingold's work on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, including the senator's chairmanship of the Africa Subcommittee.

Bromley holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a BSFS from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He has published on human rights and international law issues, and has served as an adjunct professor for the human rights clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law and at Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. He lives in Washington with his husband, David Salie, and their children, Tallulah and Justice.


  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.S.F.S.
    Georgetown University

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