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 In 2011 Barack Obama's administration repealed the DADT policy and the following year he formally stated he supports marriage equality for same-sex couples.

President Obama delivered remarks at the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture Saturday. 

September 25 2016 5:35 PM

The president endorses respect for all, "no matter their gender or race or religion or disability or sexual orientation."

September 20 2016 8:22 PM

Donald Trump finally admits President Obama was born in the United States but passes the blame for his actions to Hillary Clinton. Twitter wits have something to say about it.

September 16 2016 10:24 PM

Wisconsin, Kentucky, Nebraska and Kansas joined Texas in a new lawsuit, filed with the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and Franciscan Alliance of Indiana.

August 24 2016 1:14 AM

But it's not really a big deal because all men should be feminists, according to the president. 

August 05 2016 7:55 AM Updated

In an uplifting commentary in Glamour, Obama wrote, "forcing people to adhere to outmoded, rigid notions of identity isn’t good for anybody—men, women, gay, straight, transgender, or otherwise."

August 04 2016 10:59 AM
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