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Posted byon December 8, 2011 at 4:09 PM EDT
At a day-long conference, leaders from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the National Center for Lesbian Rights address issues faced by aging LGBT Americans.
Posted byon December 7, 2011 at 11:00 AM EDT
White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler writes that Republican obstruction in the Senate is causing a vacancy crisis in our courts.
Posted byon December 6, 2011 at 8:48 PM EDT
Valerie Jarrett meets with Lady Gaga to discuss working together to make sure that no child is bullied, regardless of his or her race, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factor.
Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 6:44 PM EDT
Today, for the third year, President Obama hosted the White House Tribal Nations Conference here in Washington, DC.
Posted byon December 2, 2011 at 6:38 PM EDT
President Obama today reiterated his deep commitment to making government work better to fulfill our trust management duties, support tribal self-determination and empower American Indian and Alaska Natives to unlock the economic potential of Indian communities.
Posted byon November 21, 2011 at 7:55 PM EDT
At the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis speaks about the progress this Administration has made for LGBT individuals in the workplace and the challenges that remain.
Posted byon November 18, 2011 at 3:34 PM EDT
A look back at Vice President Biden's message to LGBT young people.
Posted byon November 17, 2011 at 4:28 PM EDT
On this day last year, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced new rules that allow hospital patients to decide who they want at their bedside when they are sick.
Posted byon November 16, 2011 at 5:20 PM EDT
Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, speaks before the National Center for Transgender Equality Awards Ceremony and reflects on the Administration's progress on important issues in the transgender community.
Posted byon November 9, 2011 at 2:35 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement congratulating the people of Ohio for rejecting Issue 2 -- a law that would have stripped public employees of their collective bargaining rights.