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Progress for the LGBT Community

PROGRESS for the LGBT COMMUNITY Together, we've fought hard for equal rights for LGBT Americans, and the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is only one example of the progress we've achieved over the last three years. Take a look at the timeline below, outlining the actions President Obama has taken for LGBT equality since taking office, and share it with your friends. 2009 2010 2011 A Ordered federal a Created a Nationa Ended A Released 9 Ensured Clarified the government Resource Center discrimination America's first government meaning of to extend key for Lesbian, Gay, based on gender comprehensive housing "family" to benefits to Bisexual and identity in plan to prevent programs can include LGBT Transgender no longer relationships, same-sex the federal and end partners of federal Elders government homelessness, discriminate helping to employees which includes against the LGBT protect A Signed the Lifted the ban homeless LGBT community bi-national 2 Hosted first White H Matthew Shepard that prohibited youth families House LGBT Pride and James Byrd Jr. people with * Proposed more threatened 3 Reception in history Hate Crimes HIV/AIDS from Awarded a funding for by deportation Prevention Act entering the grant to the LGBT priorities N Awarded the into law United States Los Angeles such as Supported n highest civilian Gay and Lesbian HIV/AIDS lesbian widow honor, the Medal of * Enacted the Community prevention and Edith Winsor in Freedom, to Billie Affordable Care Services Center education, and her suit against Jean King and Act, reforming to work bullying and DOMA Harvey Milk health care in with LGBT teen suicide America by foster youth prevention Issued guidance lowering costs, to foster safer working a Recorded "It Gets Better" expanding Declared the choice, and Defense of environments improving health video Marriage Act for transgender care quality unconstitutional federal and announced employees 2 Ensured hospital a Led a United the visitation and H Nations measure administration N Strengthened medical that restored will no longer enforcement decision-making "sexual defend its of same-sex rights for gay orientation" to constitutionality hospital and lesbian the definition of in court visitation rights patients human rights and decision Hosted a making a Allowed trans Signed the conference 8 Implemented 2 repeal of "Don't H Ask, Don't Tell" Americans to on bullying receive true prevention at the repeal of gender the White House "Don't Ask, passports Don't Tell" without surgery Completed an Institute of Medicine study 8 Clarified the W Family and on LGBT health, Medical Leave the first of Act ensuring its kind family leave for LGBT employees PAID FOR BY OBAMA FOR AMERICA PRINTED BY VOLUNTEERS AUGUST 12 UNE 29 OCTOBER 28 OCTOBER 21 MARCH 23 JANUARY 4 JANUARY 1 APRIL 15 6 ANOC OCTOBER 21 OCTOBER1 DECEMBER 22 DECEMBER 21 JUNE 22 MARCH 31 MARCH 10 FEBRUARY 14 JANUARY 20 AUGUST 18 SEPTEMBER 20 SEPTEMBER 7 SEPTEMBER 2 AUGUST 20

Progress for the LGBT Community

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Over the last four years, the Obama administration has done a lot of work to gain greater rights for members of the LGBT community. This infogrpahic provides a timeline of laws passed and measures tak...


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