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Posted byon June 14, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
Participants in the briefing share their ideas for ways in which the federal government can better serve the Korean American community and discuss how far Korean Americans have come in government and all sectors of society.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
The White House is hosting a day-long symposium to highlight the problem of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation tomorrow.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 9:00 AM EDT
The Department of Transportation is taking specific steps that will ensure that AAPI communities can benefit from and have full access to transportation systems, programs and projects.
Posted byon June 11, 2012 at 4:07 PM EDT
At the Department of Justice's annual LGBT Pride Month Program, Attorney General Holder speaks about DOJ's efforts to defend the civil rights of LGBT Americans and increase support for LGBT individuals working for the department.
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT
June is Pride Month for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. This is an opportunity to reflect on the progress we’ve made, and recommit ourselves to the work ahead.
Ensuring that LGBT Victims of Domestic Violence Can Access Critically Needed Services and ProtectionsPosted byon May 15, 2012 at 11:06 AM EDT
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 6:00 PM EDT
A quick look at this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 10, 2012 at 7:31 PM EDT
Reactions from newspapers across the country to the President's ABC News interview yesterday.
Posted byon May 9, 2012 at 6:12 PM EDT
In an interview with ABC News, President Obama says, "I think same-sex couples should be able to get married."
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:21 AM EDT
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