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Posted byon July 2, 2015 at 3:29 PM EDT
On June 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, which was the most sweeping civil rights legislation since Reconstruction.
Posted byon June 26, 2015 at 10:17 AM EDT
President Obama delivers a statement after the Supreme Court rules that gay and lesbian couples can marry in America.
Posted byon June 22, 2015 at 6:03 PM EDT
The LGBT community has contributed so much to the rich tapestry of our history, and over the past few years, we have taken historic steps to protect the health and well-being of our family, friends and fellow Americans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Posted byon June 18, 2015 at 1:42 PM EDT
White House Conversation on Combatting Bias-Motivated Violence Against LGBT Persons Around the WorldPosted byon June 17, 2015 at 1:16 PM EDT
The White House convenes experts on combatting bias-motivated violence against LGBT persons around the world.
Posted byon June 9, 2015 at 5:30 PM EDT
Eight of the nation's most powerful out leaders, including ambassadors and an envoy to the State Department, explain how proposed trade agreements will export our values of equality and tolerance.
Posted byon June 3, 2015 at 5:20 PM EDT
As we celebrate LGBT Pride Month, OPM Director Katherine Archuleta reinforces her continued commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender members of our federal family, and recognizes the incredible contributions this community has made in service to the American people.
Posted byon May 22, 2015 at 1:44 PM EDT
This week, we invited a group of petition signers to join a White House call about improving community-police relations.
Posted byon May 16, 2015 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President highlighted the importance of expanding opportunity for all Americans -- a principle that has guided his work throughout the past six years.
Posted byon May 13, 2015 at 1:04 PM EDT
It's commencement season, and we pulled together five of our favorite graduation addresses from Obama administration officials.