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 In 2011 Barack Obama's administration repealed the DADT policy and the following year he formally stated he supports marriage equality for same-sex couples.

The president calls Manning an "ungrateful traitor" for her critique of Barack Obama, just minutes after those words appeared on Fox News.

January 26 2017 4:18 PM

Ending bans on open military service required collaboration and tenacity.

January 26 2017 6:13 AM

"I promise you I'll be right there with you."

January 20 2017 3:29 PM

Barack and Michelle want "you to tell us what we should be thinking about as we get to work" with their new Obama Foundation.

January 20 2017 2:18 PM

In his final presidential press conference, he touted LGBT advances but didn't take all the credit. 

January 18 2017 4:32 PM

Assange has been in self-imposed exile at an embassy in London for more than four years, to avoid extradition to Sweden on sexual assault charges. He could face espionage charges in the U.S.

January 16 2017 3:48 PM
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