Presidential Proclamation: June = Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month


The White House has issued President Obama’s Proclamation declaring June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Wow!

“I call upon the LGBT community, the Congress, and the American people to work together to promote equal rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.”

“NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2009 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon the people of the United States to turn back discrimination and prejudice everywhere it exists”

Full text of Presidential Proclamation – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month (2009)

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