WATCH: New Obama Campaign Video Touts Support For LGBT Equality
BY Jeremy Kinser
May 23 2012 4:43 PM ET
President Obama says there wasn't a single moment in which LGBT issues became important to him but rather it's an accumulation of a lifetime of friends and family who have helped him understand how the fight for equality is consistent with the most important America's character, which is to expand opportunity and fairness to everybody.
"We've seen a profound cultural shift just in the last decade," Obama states in a just released video. The president also reveals he was saddened by the deaths of young people who were bullied for being gay describes the impact of a meeting with Judy Shepard, mother of hate crime victim Matthew.
Watch the video, narrated by Jane Lynch, below.
- Women 19 Reasons to Swoon Over Androgynous Model Saskia de Brauw 8 min 54 sec ago
- Television Scott Bakula, Looking's Gay Daddy, Talks About Quantum Leap & His Favorite Flower 10 min 6 sec ago
- Travel WATCH: Jeff Koons, John Waters Discuss Art 22 min 40 sec ago
- Tyler Curry Op-ed: A Second Look at Bisexuality 33 min 24 sec ago
- World World Bank President Withdraws From Panel on 'Economic Impact of Homophobia' 1 hour 17 min ago
- Transgender Google's International Women's Day Doodle Includes Trans Women 1 hour 23 min ago
- Sports College Swimmer Comes Out to Religious Mom 1 hour 43 min ago