President Obama

The White House releases new HIV and AIDS strategy

Today, the White House released the National HIV and AIDS Strategy Updated to 2020 with a focus on minority populations affected by HIV and AIDS.

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Read President Obama's Pride Month proclamation

June marks LGBT Pride Month, a time for celebrating and advocating for further acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. In the press release inaugurating the month, President Obama highlighted the major federal action promoting LGBT justice in the past year, the Executive Order on LGBT Workforce Discrimination.

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Snapshots: Symantec filters out discrimination, Andreja Pejic's AMA, GLAAD in Guatemala and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Faith leaders urge President Obama to minimize religious exemption for protection against LGBT discrimination

On July 8, over a hundred high-level faith leaders from diverse religious traditions signed and sent a letter to President Obama, urging him to minimize religious exemptions in his upcoming executive order protecting LGBT people from discrimination.

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President Obama announces executive order on HIV/AIDS research and care

President Obama released an executive order Monday that outlined new tasks for HIV Care Continuum Initiative.

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President Obama may deliver a positive message to Africa

As President Obama prepares to visit African countries in the upcoming months, LGBT Americans and organizations hope he can deliver a positive message of impact following the wave of anti-LGBT legislation.

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May 24, 2013

White House supports gay #BoyScouts, pushes for full inclusion

The White House welcomes the policy change, allowing gay Scouts into the Boy Scouts of America.

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