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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.
Posted byon November 4, 2011 at 5:47 PM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden addresses the Opening Ceremony of the 2011 National Convention of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG).
This year's convention highlighted the Obama-Biden administration's commitment to ensuring that every student has a safe school.
Posted byon October 21, 2011 at 12:00 AM EDT
Your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave
Posted byon October 20, 2011 at 6:27 PM EDT
Thirteen American citizens who exemplify service to their country were honored at the White House today
Posted byon October 20, 2011 at 11:26 AM EDT
October 20th is a day when people all over the world wear purple to show support for LGBT people and speak out against the bullying of LGBT teens
Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry Talks about the American Jobs Act at the GLBT Center of ColoradoPosted byon October 19, 2011 at 3:45 PM EDT
Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry tours the GLBT Center of Colorado in Denver and speaks with members of the local gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community about the Obama Administration’s support for the community and the steps he is taking as OPM Director to institutionalize equality.
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 2:28 PM EDT
Meet the recepients of the 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal, given to Americans who have performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.
Posted byon October 19, 2011 at 10:10 AM EDT
Catholic Charities and their affiliates join the White House Office of Public Engagement’s weekly Community Leaders Briefing Series, learning about the American Jobs Act and the Joining Force initiatives, and bringing with them a strong voice in support of social justice and creating pathways of opportunity for all Americans.
Posted byon October 18, 2011 at 5:48 PM EDT
Millions of people in the United States cannot get legal help that is often critical to their wellbeing and freedom, but these Champions of Change are assisting people in need by dedicating their professional lives to closing the justice gap in America.