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Gay Bishop Gene Robinson Leads White House Easter Prayer

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Gene Robinson received quite a surprise this Monday, April 14, when President Barack Obama unexpectedly tapped the former first openly gay Episcopal bishop to lead the closing prayer at the White House Easter celebration.

Douglas Brooks Appointed Director of Office of National AIDS Policy

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
The White House has announced the appointment of Douglas M. Brooks, MSW, as the Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).

Gay Group Raps White House on Discrimination Order

By Josh Lederman | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
The nation’s largest gay rights group is criticizing the White House for saying that an executive order barring discrimination against federal contractors would be redundant if Congress passes a White House-supported bill.

First Lady Plants White House Garden for Spring

By Darlene Superville | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
Spring has sprung at the White House and soon the vegetables will, too. With lots of helping hands on Wednesday, Michelle Obama replanted her fruit and vegetable garden on the South Lawn.

’Women of Soul’ Wow White House

By Nancy Benac | Saturday Mar 8, 2014
He bobbled the spelling, but President Barack Obama had nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for the "women of soul" who shook and rattled the rafters of the White House on Thursday night.

US Reviews Ugandan Relations After Anti-Gay Law

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Feb 24, 2014
The White House says the United States is reviewing its relationship with Uganda because of the African nation’s new anti-gay law.

White House Praises Gay Mo. Player’s Announcement

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Monday Feb 10, 2014
The White House is applauding a University of Missouri football player’s decision to announce that he is gay, with President Barack Obama’s spokesman, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden all portraying him as an inspirational athlete.

Michelle Obama Unveils White House Decor

By Darlene Superville | Thursday Dec 5, 2013
The White House opens its doors once again to celebrate the festive holiday season. Michelle Obama, who has emphasized support for military families, gave some of them a first look at the decked-out White House halls on Wednesday.

Presidential Medal of Freedom to be Presented to Two Deceased LGBT Heroes

By EDGE | Friday Aug 9, 2013
The White House announced yesterday that deceased LGBT heroes Sally Ride and Bayard Rustin are among the sixteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nations highest civilian honor.

First Annual "Ex-Gay Pride Month" Announced

By Bobby McGuire | Saturday Jun 22, 2013
Sponsorships are being sought, speakers are being courted, a rally on the mall is being planned and a presidential proclamation has been request, for the First Annual Ex-Gay Awareness Day, part of the First Annual Ex-Gay Pride Month, organized by Voice of