Latest Blog Posts

  • Helping Understand and Treat HIV Through Community-Based Leadership

    The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have helped bring about much of the tremendous progress in understanding and treating HIV, ranging from increasing HIV awareness, to fighting HIV-related discrimination, to volunteering for cutting-edge research. This legacy of community-based leadership is one to note on this 5th Annual National Gay Men’s HIV/Awareness Day.

  • Celebrating the Next Generation of LGBT Leaders

    The Vice President and Dr. Biden host an “End of Summer BBQ” for emerging young leaders of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, and acknowledge the one-year anniversary of the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell."

  • Marking One Year Since the Repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

    It should come as no surprise to any of us that the men and women of our armed forces have handled the repeal of DADT with the professionalism and class that we have come to expect from the finest fighting force in the world. As a consequence, our national security has been strengthened.

  • From the Archives: The End of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

    On this day in 2011, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” was finally and formally repealed, allowing gay and lesbian service members to serve openly in our nation’s armed forces.

  • On the Road in Murray, Kentucky: Empowering & Supporting LGBT Students


President Obama is committed to working with all Americans to create the brightest future for our country through innovation, education and building new technologies and more connected communities.

Since taking office, the President has demonstrated that his vision for a brighter future includes greater equality for LGBT Americans. The President and his Administration are dedicated to eliminating barriers to equality, fighting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and engaging LGBT communities across the country.

This site is a tool for you to learn about how President Obama and his team are working to win the future for LGBT Americans.

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