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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.”

  • 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 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 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?