Michaela Jae Rodriguez
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State of the Union

Keeping track of how presidents of the United States have mentioned issues affecting LGBT people in the annual State of the Union address.

The word 'bisexual,' from President Obama's lips to America's ears.

January 29 2015 11:00 AM

Obama made a game-changing argument in his recent speech: that protecting the LGBT community furthers national security, says the deputy director of HRC Global.

January 28 2015 4:00 AM

Three groups of people had never before been mentioned explicitly in a State of the Union address.

January 20 2015 9:34 PM

President Obama has an opportunity to do something bold for LGBT Americans. Will it happen?

January 20 2015 11:59 AM

The Bush administration's antigay actions propelled one woman into understanding herself.

January 20 2015 7:15 AM

The out NBA player sat near Willie Robertson during the State of the Union address but couldn’t reach out to the reality star due to the hordes of Republican congressmen jockeying for photo ops.

January 30 2014 1:19 PM

In the confrontation, Republican congressman Tim Huelskamp accused Maddow of being a 'cheerleader' for the president.

January 29 2014 1:27 PM