The act was signed into law by President Clinton in 1993, then reinterpreted in a 2007 memo by Bush administration lawyers to offer protection to religious organizations that discriminated in hiring.
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan will be the first transgender appointee to work in the White House.
The Daily Show host notes that while some nations may be backward when it comes to LGBT rights, progress in the U.S. is still fairly recent.
The president is advocating for 'the gay & lesbian agenda,' Graham writes on Facebook.
Jon Lovett, former presidential speechwriter and producer of The Newsroom, claims he officiated a secret same-sex marriage on White House grounds.
An article spoofing USA Today had said LGBT Americans would be formally recognized.