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 In 2011 Barack Obama's administration repealed the DADT policy and the following year he formally stated he supports marriage equality for same-sex couples.

She reminds us, "You have a right to be exactly who you are," but "you cannot take your freedoms for granted."

January 06 2017 5:13 PM

The president-elect is again disregarding established protocol and likely causing a logistical as well as a potential diplomatic nightmare.

January 06 2017 3:55 PM

Long before the White House was basked in rainbow colors in 2015 to celebrate the Supreme Court ruling allowing same-sex marriage, the President called himself a "fierce advocate" for our rights.

January 05 2017 6:00 AM

Barack and Michelle Obama highlight the country's strengths in their last Christmas video.

December 24 2016 3:51 PM

President Obama announced the U.S. would retaliate against Russia for interfering in the 2016 presidential election, and he and his spokesman refuted claims Donald Trump wasn't aware.

December 16 2016 7:22 PM

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
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