U.S. Formally Responds to Uganda's 'Jail The Gays' Law
March 24 2014 2:20 PM ET

U.S. Formally Responds to Uganda's 'Jail The Gays' Law

Sunnivie Brydum

The Obama administration named nearly $10 million in aid cuts to the Ugandan government in response to enacting the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act.

Harry Reid Favors Obama's ENDA Executive Order
February 05 2014 4:14 PM ET

Harry Reid Favors Obama's ENDA Executive Order

Sunnivie Brydum

The move could signal that similar federal legislation is effectively dead in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

Putin's Top Priority: 'Equal Terms' for Olympic Athletes
December 19 2013 4:15 PM ET

Putin's Top Priority: 'Equal Terms' for Olympic Athletes

Sunnivie Brydum

The Russian president says his nation is most concerned with producing a smooth-running Winter Olympics where all athletes are treated equally.

PHOTOS: Sally Ride, Bayard Rustin Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom
November 21 2013 12:17 PM ET

PHOTOS: Ride, Rustin Awarded Medal of Freedom

Advocate.com Editors

The gay pioneers were among 16 honorees awarded the highest civilian honor at the White House Wednesday.

READ: Obama Marks Gettysburg Address With Handwritten, Gay-Inclusive Letter
November 20 2013 2:26 PM ET

READ: Obama Marks Gettysburg With Handwritten, Gay-Inclusive Letter

Sunnivie Brydum

President Obama paid homage to the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address with a handwritten letter lauding the ongoing fight for equality.

Obama and 60 Senators Support ENDA
November 04 2013 1:21 PM ET November 04 2013 4:55 PM ET

Obama and 60 Senators Support ENDA

Sunnivie Brydum

With President Obama's op-ed at The Huffington Post and Nevada Republican senator Dean Heller's support announced this morning, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is poised to pass the U.S. Senate for the first time.

Jason Collins, Michelle Obama Have Mutual Admiration Society
May 31 2013 7:29 PM ET

Jason Collins, Michelle Obama Have Mutual Admiration Society

Trudy Ring

The two appeared at an LGBT-focused Democratic fund-raiser this week.

Obama on Jason Collins: Couldn't Be Prouder
April 30 2013 2:05 PM ET

Obama on Jason Collins: Couldn't Be Prouder

Michelle Garcia

At the end of the White House press briefing Tuesday, President Obama decided to take one more question regarding gay NBA player Jason Collins.

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