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Obama's administration has aggressively utilized social networking to convey its message, and Obama said workplace discrimination is "offensive." (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Obama Writes Post Urging Equal Treatment Of Gays, Congressional Action

Obama also said that Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. During his presidency, Obama, among other moves, rescinded the “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule prohibiting gay military people from revealing their sexual orientation.

11/04/2013

File photo of Girl Scouts selling cookies. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Pastor: Buying Girl Scout Cookies Supports Lesbianism

Two Generations Radio pastors are urging people throughout the United States to avoid purchasing the signature cookies sold by the Girl Scouts of America, due in part to the organization’s support of the LGBT community.

10/22/2013

Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as nothing more than a "land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow seeks to annex the Ukrainian territory. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Cancels LGBT Event Speech Amid Shutdown

Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

10/03/2013

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Robertson: Gay Community Transmits AIDS By Cutting Their Fingers With Rings

Televangelist Pat Robertson is claiming that the gay community is spreading AIDS among themselves by cutting their fingers with rings and then shaking hands.

08/28/2013

President Barack Obama is marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month by calling on Congress to pass legislation banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Urges Congress To Ban Workplace Bias Against Gays

President Barack Obama is marking Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month by calling on Congress to pass legislation banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians.

06/13/2013

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D.C. Working to Improve Outreach to LGBT Community

All weekend long, Capital Pride 2013 has been celebrating the LGBT community, but it’s that last letter — ‘T’ for transgender — that remains the greatest challenge for outreach in D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray says.

06/09/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gay NBA Player To Headline DNC’s Annual LGBT Gala

The Democratic National Committee says NBA veteran Jason Collins will headline its annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender gala.

05/06/2013

File photo of Carolyn Moos during a game on Feb. 12, 1999. (credit: Donald Miralle /Allsport/Getty Images)

Ex-Fiancee Of Gay NBA Player: I ‘Had 8 Years Taken Away From’ Me

The ex-fiancee of NBA player Jason Collins says she is freezing her eggs.

05/03/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gay NBA Player Previously Engaged To Woman He Dated For 8 Years

NBA player Jason Collins was previously engaged to a woman who he dated for eight years before breaking it off in 2009.

04/30/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on April 30, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: I ‘Couldn’t Be Prouder’ of Jason Collins

President Barack Obama said during a Tuesday press conference that he “couldn’t be prouder” of NBA player Jason Collins revealing he’s gay in a recent Sports Illustrated article.

04/30/2013

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