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Tonight’s State of the Union address marked several mentions of the LGBT community, including growing acceptance of marriage equality, and the historic first mention of bisexual and transgender people.
The Presidential Proclamation -- World AIDS Day 2014 provides a brief overview of what the Administration has done nationally and internationally to fight the disease.
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Though GLAAD reported on the role of bi community leaders on the historic day, bi advocates noted that most coverage from other outlets, including the Washington Post and the LA Times, referred to the executive order as an act for gay and transgender Americans, which is great, but unfortunately failed to recognize the "b" folks as well.
The legislation itself was not the only part of the day to make history; the guest list broke ground, too.
Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the history of Christendom, was pleasantly surprised while at the White House on Monday morning.
More than 200 Democrats in congress have expressed interest in President Obama signing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) into law via executive order.
Jason Collins, openly gay advocate and professional athlete, will be among the first lady's guests at tomorrow's State of the Union address.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is being cited by the White House as an example of the government's work towards equality for LGBT people in the country, and an infographic explains how.