Of all the great Americans who Republicans could have invited to the State of the Union, they went with someone who symbolizes antigay sentiment.
In his State of the Union address, the president didn't mention ENDA or an executive order that would ban employment discrimination against federal workers.
Obama said the Olympics will show the U.S. commitment to "dignity and equality" for LGBT people.
President Obama gives his next State of the Union address on Tuesday.
The conservative firebrand, who threatened the president's life at one point, somehow got an invite to the SOTU.
LGBT Americans were mentioned more than once during the State of the Union address, but activists might still be disappointed.
When President Obama gives his State of the Union address tonight, he has a chance to reiterate to Congress the list of legislation still needed for LGBT equality.