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.

Of all the great Americans who Republicans could have invited to the State of the Union, they went with someone who symbolizes antigay sentiment.

January 29 2014 1:39 AM

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.

January 28 2014 11:51 PM

Obama said the Olympics will show the U.S. commitment to "dignity and equality" for LGBT people.

January 28 2014 10:32 PM

President Obama gives his next State of the Union address on Tuesday.

January 27 2014 6:00 AM

The conservative firebrand, who threatened the president's life at one point, somehow got an invite to the SOTU.

February 13 2013 6:09 PM

LGBT Americans were mentioned more than once during the State of the Union address, but activists might still be disappointed.

February 12 2013 10:54 PM

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.

February 12 2013 11:43 AM