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 In 2011 Barack Obama's administration repealed the DADT policy and the following year he formally stated he supports marriage equality for same-sex couples.

Trump suggested DeGeneres is part of a shadow conspiracy to take down his father's administration. 

January 03 2018 4:49 PM

Obama edged out Donald Trump for most admired man while Clinton has been named "most admired" for 16 years.

December 27 2017 2:35 PM

It's also "self-defeating" and "cruel," says the former president, who established the program.

September 05 2017 6:08 PM

Obama actually commuted Manning's sentence, but Trump made the inaccurate statement in defending his pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

August 28 2017 6:57 PM

For The Advocate's 50th anniversary, Ashlee Marie Preston, editor in chief of Wear Your Voice magazine, honors former President Barack Obama.

5:46 AM

With Donald Trump failing to act, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown is taking the matter into his own hands.

June 28 2017 9:18 PM