Laura A. Belmonte is Department Head and Professor of History at Oklahoma State University. She is co-author of Global Americans: A Transnational U.S. History, author of Selling the American Way: U.S. Propaganda and the Cold War, and editor of Speaking of America: Readings in U.S. History. She is currently working on two major projects. The first examines U.S. global policy on HIV/AIDS. The second synthesizes the history of the international LGBT rights movement (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2018). She is a member of the U.S. Department of State’s Historical Advisory Committee on Diplomatic Documentation.