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Video and proclamation: President Barack Obama, the White House celebrate LGBT Pride Month

Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida (The Miami Herald)
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June 5, 2012
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From The White House: June is Pride Month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. This is an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made, and recommit ourselves to the work ahead. To help kick off LGBT Pride Month, today President Obama recorded the following video message to Americans across the country: In addition, the President also issued a Proclamation where he describes the progress we’ve made over the last few years and our ongoing commitment to the rights of LGBT Americans. The Proclamation says in part: