Tag Archives: Barack Obama

The State of the Union for LGBTs

While the mention of Lesbians, Gays and Transgenders in Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address shows progress for our community, an op-ed by Adam Talbot on msnbc.com shows that there is still opposition to that progress in Congress: …no … Continue reading

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Transgender People Wait Their Turn to Be Mentioned

While we are all cheering President Obama’s mention of gay rights during his second inaugural speech, Autum Sandeen provides us with an appropriate, sobering reminder that there’s still work for us to do to ensure that everyone in our community is included. …words … Continue reading

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Out of the Virtual Time Capsule: Obama a One-Term President

Back in May, when President Obama came out with his personal support gay marriage equality, Brian Brown, of the National Organization for Marriage, had this to say: “Obama’s embrace of same-sex marriage will help ensure he becomes a one-term president, … Continue reading

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Making LGBT History: Obama’s Inauguration Speech

In President Obama’s second inauguration speech we got to see a moment in history being made. Obama was the first President to explicitly mention gay rights in his inaugural speech. Remember this kiddos. You are going to be seeing it … Continue reading

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Headlines of the Day from this Historic Election

Below are my two picks for the headlines on this historic day. These are both running on the Seattle Times website. I flipped them (Obama’s article was the lead) because I felt that complimented the feel of our community more. … Continue reading

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LGBT Issues in the Decision 2012 Debates: A Help or a Hinderence?

The Washington Blade notes that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues were missing from the first 2012 Presidential Debate: The 90-minute debate was virtually devoid of LGBT issues as the candidates clashed over broader economic issues and health care … Continue reading

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Hate Away at the President, but do it With Reason

Country music legend, Hank Williams, Jr., is becoming more legendary for what he says about politics than his music, as the Los Angeles Times reports: Country music veteran Hank Williams Jr. is doing his best to become the official troubadour of … Continue reading

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