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Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and ProtectionsPosted byon May 15, 2012 at 10:06 AM EST
The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill passed by the Senate in April would remove barriers faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender victims of domestic violence, whose needs often are overlooked by law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, and victim service providers.
Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 5:00 PM EST
A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 10, 2012 at 6:31 PM EST
Reactions from newspapers across the country to the President's ABC News interview yesterday.
Posted byon May 9, 2012 at 5:12 PM EST
In an interview with ABC News, President Obama says, "I think same-sex couples should be able to get married."
Posted byon May 6, 2012 at 11:21 PM EST
The White House LGBT Conference on Aging will provide advocates, community leaders, and members of the public an opportunity to engage with the Obama Administration on the health, housing, and security needs of aging members of the LGBT community
Posted byon May 4, 2012 at 10:36 AM EST
The White House and Administration officials partner with Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) in Las Vegas, Nevada for the first of a series of day-long forums on jobs, housing, and the economy.
Posted byon April 27, 2012 at 3:29 PM EST
President Obama commemorates the 50th Anniversary of "To Kill a Mockingbird"—a 1962 film adaptation of author Harper Lee’s 1960 novel about racial inequality in the deep south—by hosting a screening in the Family Theater at the White House.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 9:17 AM EST
The Obama Administration partners with Operation HOPE to discuss economic development in the Los Angeles, California area.
Posted byon April 20, 2012 at 3:57 PM EST
Mary Lou Leary, Acting Assistant Attorney of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, shares stories of the honorees at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards ceremony.
Posted byon April 19, 2012 at 9:53 AM EST
The White House Chief of Staff celebrates the woman "whose dedication to shining a light on injustice and abuse has led to the beginnings of a transformation" in Burma, at the Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Tribute Dinner