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.
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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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.
President Obama released an executive order Monday that outlined new tasks for HIV Care Continuum Initiative.
Today, four LGBT DREAMers, who were recently granted work permits under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, attended a White House reception in honor of Pride month.
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.
The White House welcomes the policy change, allowing gay Scouts into the Boy Scouts of America.