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.
The White House convenes experts on combatting bias-motivated violence against LGBT persons around the world.
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.
Amanda Simpson -- Executive Director of the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives, and the first openly transgender woman Presidential appointee ever -- sent this message to the White House email list. Her message explains why "conversion therapy" is so harmful to all of us, and why it was important for the White House to stand up against the practice.
President Obama is committed to working with all Americans to create the brightest future for our country through innovation, education and building new technologies and more connected communities.
Since taking office, the President has demonstrated that his vision for a brighter future includes greater equality for LGBT Americans. The President and his Administration are dedicated to eliminating barriers to equality, fighting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and engaging LGBT communities across the country.
This site is a tool for you to learn about how President Obama and his team are working to win the future for LGBT Americans.