NEW YORK, NY (Worthy News)– At a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in New York, President Barack Obama prided himself on his administration's record promoting the LGBT agenda across the nation.
Some of the excerpts from the Speech –
So Pride Month is a time for celebration, and this year we've got a lot to celebrate. If you think about everything that's happened in the last 12 months, it is remarkable. In nine more states you're now free to marry the person you love—that includes my two home states of Hawaii and Illinois. The NFL drafted its first openly gay player. The U.S. Postal Service made history by putting an openly gay person on a stamp—the late, great Harvey Milk smiling from ear to ear.
"When I took office, only two states had marriage equality. Today, 19 states and the District of Columbia do."
"We repealed 'don't ask, don't tell,' because no one should have to hide who you love to serve the country we love."
"Before I took office, only one openly gay judge had been confirmed in history. We have 10 more."
"We stopped defending the so-called Defense of Marriage Act in the courts and argued alongside Edie and Robbie before the highest court in the land."
"I've directed my staff to prepare for my signature, an executive order prohibiting discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity."