TITLE

Remarks at a Reception Honoring Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month

AUTHOR(S)
Obama, Barack
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents;6/15/2012, Special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama at a reception honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride month, held at the White House. Obama mentioned the programs and reforms that his government facilitated like the Matthew Shepard Act, lifting of the HIV entry ban, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, and expansion of benefits for same-sex partners for federal employees. He encouraged the LGBT to support these initiatives.
ACCESSION #
77598541

 

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