Category Archives: Obama

  1. Obama and Clinton Pledge to Protect Gay Rights Throughout the World

    via The New York Times, by Stephen Lee Myers The Obama administration announced on Tuesday that the United States would use all the tools of American diplomacy, including the potent enticement of foreign aid, to promote gay rights around the world. In a memorandum issued by President Obama in Washington and in a speech by Secretary of Read More >>

    Gay, human rights, LGBT rights, Nigeria, Obama, United States
  2. 2011 LGBT Pride Month: Obama’s Proclamation

    Via The Bilerico Project. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release – May 31, 2011 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2011 ——- BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The story of America’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community is the story of our fathers and Read More >>

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  3. Community meetings on National HIV/AIDS Strategy

    via National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS As part of his National HIV/AIDS Strategy, President Barack Obama  mandated that Executive Branch departments and agencies with HIV/AIDS programs come up with an implementation plan for the strategy within  150 days (by Dec. 9). The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS,  in collaboration with other national organizations and local Read More >>

    African American, community engagement, gay black men, HIV/AIDS policy, Obama
  4. The End is Near – Obama to Officially End Travel Ban – TODAY(?)

    UPDATE – The ban has been lifted!!! President Obama announced today that his administration is lifting travel restrictions into the country for those with HIV/AIDS. “If we want to be a global leader on HIV/AIDS, we have to act like it,” he declared, before signing a bill extending the HIV/AIDS treatment act named for Ryan White, who Read More >>

    HIV/AIDS policy, immigration, Obama, United States
  5. Change is a beautiful thing

    ILLINOIS AIDS ADVOCATE WINS U.S. PRESIDENCY The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) congratulates President-Elect Barack Obama of Illinois on his historic election as the 44th President of the United States. “The board and staff of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago are proud to see a longtime friend and supporter ascend to the highest office in the land,” Read More >>

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