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Posted byon October 2, 2011 at 10:24 AM EDT
President Obama addressed the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign National Dinner. In his speech, the President stressed his commitment to the cause of equality over the past two and a half years, and his continuing support moving forward.
President Obama at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Dinner: "March with me and press on"Posted byon September 25, 2011 at 10:01 PM EDT
The President delivers remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Phoenix Awards in Washington, D.C.
Posted byon September 23, 2011 at 4:58 PM EDT
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Education is committed to addressing obstacles that Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) youth face in obtaining equal educational opportunities. Learn what OCR is doing to overcome these obstacles.
Posted byon September 22, 2011 at 6:02 PM EDT
Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, reflects on President Obama's call for the rights of LGBT people in his address at the U.N. General Assembly.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 6:38 PM EDT
Today, we remember that when we all come together to make this country a better place, change is not just possible. Change is inevitable
Posted byon September 19, 2011 at 6:57 PM EDT
Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett discusses the importance of historically black colleges and universities and making college more affordable.
Posted byon September 8, 2011 at 12:38 PM EDT
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces guidance for enforcing new rules that give all patients, including those with same-sex partners, the right to choose who can visit them in the hospital.
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 5:35 PM EDT
David McFarlan, Interim Executive Director and CEO of The Trevor Project, explains how The Trevor Project is providing suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people.
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
Employees from across the DOI sharetheir experiences growing up as LGBT youth and coping with bullying, and emphasize the ways life has dramatically improved over time
Posted byon September 1, 2011 at 6:24 PM EDT
Jerry Reed, director of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC), outlines how a national movement to address suicide as a preventable public health problem is helping to save lives.