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  • The Honest Passion to Give Back

    Terry learned about the importance of working for my community from his mom and dad, and he has applied that lesson everyday for the past 20 years as he helped out the 33,000 people a week that seek shelter at LGBT Community Centers.

  • It Gets Better

    JJ Kahle works to eliminate homophobia and transphobia from our educational environment as headlines throughout the United States painfully remind us, the consequences of the educational community turning a blind eye to bullying and harassment of students are starkly inadequate, negligent, and at times, fatal.

  • The White House Celebrates LGBT Champions of Change

    The White House honors Champions of Change who have worked tirelessly to improve the lives of LGBT people across the country, representing countless other individuals and organizations who are equally dedicated to equal rights for LGBT people.

  • Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh Shares Hepatitis B Awareness Tools for AAPI Communities

    Assistant Secretary for Health Howard Koh shares Hepatitis B awareness tools for AAPI communities, who comprise over half of Americans living with chronic Hepatitis B.

  • From the Archives: Ruby Bridges Visits the White House

    One year ago today, President Obama visited with an icon of the civil rights movement in the Oval Office

  • Honoring Title IX Every Day

    Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.

  • Seattle: Compassionate AAPI Leadership, Activism, and Community Collaboration

    Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanderson, travels to Seattle, Washington and learns about the AAPI community's history, programs and organizations, and cultural institutions.

  • White House Hosts AAPI Youth Briefing

    The White House Office of Public Engagement and the White House Initiative on AAPIs welcome more than 150 student leaders for a briefing on bullying prevention, campus and community engagement, social media, higher education resources, and careers in the federal government.

  • CIA Celebrates National LGBT Pride Month

    The Central Intelligence Agency hosted a panel discussion of CIA senior leaders as part of the 2012 June Pride Month event, highligting the theme: “Inclusion for All, Celebrating with Pride.”

  • Building a More Inclusive USAID

    Mr. Malnak’s swearing-in took on special significance as it marked the first time a same-sex partner of a new USAID Mission Director participated in the event by holding the copy of the U.S. Constitution.