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  • Boston Bomb Survivor, Jason Collins are Guests at Obama Speech

    Two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and an openly gay NBA player are among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address.

  • Considerable Disappointment in State of the Union Speech

    In hisState of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama spoke of a nation working on issues such as marriage equality and earning the respect of other nations “because we believe in the inherent dignity and equality of every human being, regardless of race or religion, creed or sexual orientation.”

  • Days After Repeal of Anti-Gay Law, Uganda's President Meets Obamas

    President Barack Obama and his first Lady Michelle Obama have set LGBT activists in an uproar after meeting with Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni just days after the repeal of the draconian anti-gay law.

  • Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Leads White House Easter Prayer

    Gene Robinson received quite a surprise this Monday, April 14, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly tapped the former first openly gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at the White House Easter celebration.

  • Is Gay Former Saudi Diplomat Victim of Politics?

    (CNN) -- While President Barack Obama has made promoting rights for gays and lesbians worldwide a key foreign policy goal, that is little comfort to Ali Asseri, a former Saudi diplomat who is gay.

  • Obama At NY Fundraisers, Including Gay Donor Gala

    NEW YORK (AP) — To a raucous embrace, President Barack Obama told gay donors Tuesday that American society and its laws have advanced the cause of gay rights over the past 10 years but said the job was hardly over in the United States and especially abroad.

  • Obama Continues Chiding Russia On Gay Rights

    President Barack Obama gives an address on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at Palais Des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Belgium. He made comments on gay rights during the speech. (Host TV)

    (CNN) -- A speech to Europe aimed at Russia sounded a lot like President Barack Obama's successful campaign message from 2012, especially when it came to gay rights.

  • Obama Fist Bumps BBQ Cashier Over Gay Sex Joke

    President Barack Obama brought the cool factor back to the fist bump and showed why this month when he fist bumped a BBQ cashier in response to a joke about gay rights.

  • Obama Opens Gay Games With Surprise Video Message

    CLEVELAND (AP) — President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the opening ceremonies.

  • Obama Signs Executive Order On LGBT Workplace Discrimination - Excerpt Of His Remarks

    Many of you have worked for a long time to see this day coming. You organized, you spoke up, you signed petitions, you sent letters — I know because I got a lot of them. (Laughter.) And now, thanks to your passionate advocacy and the irrefutable rightness of your cause, our government — government of the people, by the people, and for the people — will become just a little bit fairer.

  • Obama Speech to Challenge Congress on Minimum Wage

    Challenging lawmakers to help him create greater economic opportunity, President Barack Obama will use his State of the Union address Tuesday to announce he’s raising the minimum wage for new federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour, underscoring a go-it-alone strategy in an election year critical to Democrats’ hopes for gains in Congress.

  • Report: Obama Used Word ‘Gay’ 272 Times In 5 Years

    WASHINGTON – Which recent U.S. president has used the word “gay” most often in a public speech, statement or proclamation? And who used it the least, or not at all?

  • UPDATE: Obama Signs Executive Orders Protecting LGBT Workers From Discrimination

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed executive orders Monday prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some religious organizations.