Presidential Proclamation: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2012

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Building on his historic record of LGBT support and success, President Obama declared June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. He wrote:

From generation to generation, ordinary Americans have led a proud and inexorable march toward freedom, fairness, and full equality under the law—not just for some, but for all. Ours is a heritage forged by those who organized, agitated, and advocated for change; who wielded love stronger than hate and hope more powerful than insult or injury; who fought to build for themselves and their families a Nation where no one is a second-class citizen, no one is denied basic rights, and all of us are free to live and love as we see fit.

Read the rest here.

Also don't miss the LGBT pride statements from the Department of Labor's Hon. Hilda Solis and the Department of Health and Human Services' Hon. Kathleen Sebelius.