PHOTOS: Gay Moments From the DNC's First Day

Democrats not only passed the most LGBT-inclusive party platform ever, the convention's first day also had supportive mentions in primetime and a few places you probably missed.

BY Lucas Grindley

September 05 2012 1:37 AM ET

Actor Kal Penn is campaigning hard for President Obama's reelection and said his buddy Kevin's boyfriend is his inspiration. Penn served for two years as Obama's liaison to young Americans and repeatedly cited repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" as reason to rile up that important demographic during his speech. (Read more about his speech and watch the video.)

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