Barack Obama

The latest on Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States and the first black president to be elected. His influence concerning the LGBT rights movement has been detrimental in furthering equality. Under his presidency, the first openly gay U.S. courts of appeal was elected and he also nominated the six openly gay judges serving at the federal court level. In 2011 Barack Obama's administration repealed the DADT policy and the following year he formally stated he supports marriage equality for same-sex couples.

This week, Sundance Film Festival supports protesters, and a new site archives Trump laments.

December 09 2016 6:43 AM

The vice president made the ears of reporters perk up with his announcement.

December 06 2016 10:08 AM

Trailblazers will get their due on November 22.

November 16 2016 6:08 PM

Gutiérrez, who interrupted President Obama at a Pride reception last year, says she is prepared to challenge power.

November 16 2016 4:46 PM

Following a conciliatory meeting last week, President Obama distanced himself from the president-elect in an Athens press conference.

November 16 2016 11:54 AM

President Obama met with President-elect Donald Trump today to discuss the transition of power.

4:43 PM

"Everybody is sad when their side loses an election. But we have to remember that we are all on the same team." 

November 09 2016 2:57 PM
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