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Pope Francis: ‘Keep fighting for religious liberty’

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Pope Francis turns toward President Barack Obama during his welcoming remarks at the state arrival ceremony in his honor on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015.
It's a message that's sure to be welcomed by conservatives calling for conscience exemptions on gay marriage. ...

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Fired gay teacher invited to White House to welcome pope

Monday, September 21, 2015
Margie Winters
Margie Winters, a Roman Catholic teacher fired over her same-sex marriage, has been invited to the White House to welcome Pope Francis. ...

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Pundit: Rainbow-hued White House was “abominable”

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The White House is illuminated in celebration after the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.
"When I saw it, it was like someone stabbed me in the gut." ...

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First openly transgender official hired at White House

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
This handout photo provided by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) shows Raffi Freedman-Gurspan in Washington.
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel in the Office of Personnel. ...

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White House lit in rainbow colors after Supreme Court marriage ruling

Friday, June 26, 2015
The White House is illuminated in celebration after the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.
The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court's ruling to legalize same-sex marriage. Gay and lesbian couples in Washington and across the nation are celebrating Friday's ruling, which will put an end to same-sex ...

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Heckler interrupts Obama at Pride reception to protest deportation of LGBT immigrants

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden, left, and President Barack Obama react after a heckler was removed from the East Room of the White House during remarks at a reception to celebrate LGBT Pride Month, on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Washington.
President Barack Obama took on a heckler head-on at an LGBT pride month reception at the White House Wednesday, scolding the protester for being disrespectful in "my house." ...

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Obama issues Presidential Proclamation declaring June LGBT Pride Month

Friday, May 29, 2015
"All people deserve to live with dignity and respect, free from fear and violence, and protected against discrimination, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation...." ...

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Obama administration: Gambia president’s anti-gay threats ‘unconscionable’

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Susan Rice
U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice condemned on Saturday the president of Gambia’s pledge to slit the throats of gay men in his country as “unconscionable.” ...

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Obamas commemorate International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Sunday, May 17, 2015
"We take this opportunity to reaffirm that LGBT rights are human rights, to celebrate the dignity of every person, and to underscore that all people deserve to live free from fear, violence, and discrimination, regardless of who they are or ...

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Rick Santorum gearing up for another run at the White House in 2016

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Rick Santorum
The notoriously anti-gay former U.S. Senator and failed 2012 presidential hopeful is gearing up for another run at the White House. ...

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