President Obama met this week with Edie Windsor, the octogenarian lesbian whose landmark case at the U.S. Supreme Court stuck down the so-called Defense of Marriage Act.
The president condemned 'twisted' religion that harms gay people.
While there is no one way to register unhappiness with Russia's laws and antigay violence, some are much colder than others.
People around the world are still persecuted for 'who they love,' said the president when remarking on progress still to be made.
The unanimous Senate confirmation makes Todd Hughes the highest-ranking openly gay federal judge.
At a press conference in Sweden, President Obama affirms solidarity with Russian LGBT people.