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 In 2011 Barack Obama's administration repealed the DADT policy and the following year he formally stated he supports marriage equality for same-sex couples.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 is advocating for 'the gay & lesbian agenda,' Graham writes on Facebook.

July 27 2015 4:27 PM

The U.S. president cited to his own country's history of institutionalized racism as a lesson in acceptance of other minority groups.

July 25 2015 1:37 PM

Kenya's Republican Liberty Party intends to 'demonstrate the difference between men and women.'

July 16 2015 8:46 AM

Jon Lovett, former presidential speechwriter and producer of The Newsroom, claims he officiated a secret same-sex marriage on White House grounds.

July 07 2015 5:50 PM

An article spoofing USA Today had said LGBT Americans would be formally recognized.

July 06 2015 7:19 PM

Laila Villanueva and her fiancé, Logan Ireland, are both transgender Americans currently serving in the U.S. military. At last month's White House Pride Reception, they made history.

July 02 2015 5:00 AM

On the network's 10th anniversary, the president highlights progress in LGBT rights.

June 25 2015 9:50 PM

A transgender woman and undocumented immigrant called out the President in a room full of LGBT advocates. Guess who the crowd sided with?

June 25 2015 12:25 PM

As the president arrives in Jamaica for the Summit of the Americas, he must defend the basic rights of gender and sexual minorities.

April 09 2015 4:00 AM

The Obama administration came out today in support of efforts to ban the dangerous, discredited practice known as conversion therapy.

April 08 2015 8:43 PM