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Obama Proclaims June LGBT Pride Month

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The Obama administration yesterday declared the month of June to be LGBT Pride month.

As in the previous seven years, an official declaration on the White House website Monday calls for Americans to unite behind the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.

“The fight for dignity and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people is reflected in the tireless dedication of advocates and allies who strive to forge a more inclusive society,” the president wrote. “They have spurred sweeping progress by changing hearts and minds and by demanding equal treatment — under our laws, from our courts, and in our politics. This month, we recognize all they have done to bring us to this point, and we recommit to bending the arc of our Nation toward justice.”

“NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2016 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month,” dictated the 44th US president. “I call upon the people of the United States to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people.”

The latest proclamation arrived with little fanfare; no tweets, Facebook posts or rainbow-colored White House.

The president’s announcement comes as the administration has inserted itself amid a heated debate over public school transgender bathroom rules, with the White House currently embroiled in a legal battle with North Carolina, as several states sue the federal government claiming overreach.

Last June, Obama stoked controversy when he ordered the White House lit in the colors of the rainbow following a Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage.

An issue of Newsweek in May 2012 also labeled Obama “The First Gay President” for his legacy in progressing the gay-rights movement.


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2 Responses to " Obama Proclaims June LGBT Pride Month "

  1. Uncle Jo says:

    Unsupported by nearly the entire population.

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  2. skreamer says:

    Its been gay pride month in Washington for the last 8 years!…..DER!
    Fact: Barrack Obama is gay!
    Fact: Michelle Obama is a transvestite!
    Fact: Children are adopted!
    I wonder if most Americans well wake up to this?…………………………………..of course they wont!
    They are too stupid to know anything! They have the greatest source of information the Earth has ever know at their finger tips yet they still watch TV! Give them pictures they say its photo shopped! Show them written proof they say its bullshit! Tell them you were there and saw what happened and they well say your crazy or a liar! Only when people are this dumb can you create the most powerful military in the world! Endless dumb-asses to join the military!
    Murica fuck no!
    We all know what Murica plans in the near future…….WAR! Its a wild guess i know!…..but somehow if i look at Muricas past……i also know their future! WAR WAR WAR!
    Please dont bomb Australia…weve been sucking your ass since WW2 in the hope you dont bomb the fuck out of us as well! No doubt your media would make up some bullshit and the invasion would start if we didnt bend to your every will!
    Your people are so weak it makes me sick!

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