President Barack Obama

PHOTOS: GLAAD at the White House for Pope Francis visit

The White House invited GLAAD and LGBT and Catholic leaders to attend a ceremony on the White House's South Lawn welcoming Pope Francis before his private meeting with President Obama.

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GLAAD calls on President Obama and media to address LGBT safety in Jamaica

GLAAD has joined 20 other LGBT and human rights organizations in urging President Obama to address the persecution of LGBT people in Jamaica during his upcoming visit to the country.

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GLAAD @ Work: President Obama advocates at #SOTU, GLAAD Media Awards nominees announced, and more

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World AIDS Day 2014 -- Read the President's Proclamation

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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July 1, 2014

Federal employees will be protected from workplace discrimination on basis of gender identity

Last night, President Obama spoke at the White House's Pride Month Celebration about LGBT-inclusive policy shifts and announced that he will sign executive orders to ban federal workplace discrimination on the basis of gender identity.

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June 24, 2014

Obama administration advocates for transgender people

Over the weekend, The Associated Press ran a piece celebrating the many transgender-inclusive advances President Barack Obama's administration has made.

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March 25, 2014

Obama appoints first gay African-American to head the White House Office of National AIDS Policy

President Obama has appointed Douglas M. Brooks as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy, the first openly gay African-American appointed to the position.

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December 2, 2013

President Obama issues World AIDS Day 2013 proclamation

President Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation on , the 25th Annual World AIDS Day.

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