President Obama’s State of the Union Address is on TV this week. As the LGBT community debates whether he’s done enough (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell), whether he should have already done more (full marriage equality), let’s step back for a second and remind ourselves how far we’ve come.
Our President of the United States of America supports and openly speaks about welcoming the LGBT community.
Here’s a video of his speech at the HRC dinner in 2009 that reminds us where he stands on our issues. Think about what this says to today’s youth!
Read more from the Washington Post’s article called “Obama’s Gay Rights Challenge.”