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Transgender Policies Progress at LGBT Caucus

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President Barack Obama was the first President of the United States to have a closed-door meeting with transgender activists concerning transgender rights. Some of the Progress For Transgender People Made by President Barack Obama and His Administration: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) added gender identity to the equal employment opportunity policy governing all federal jobs. The Department of State revised the standards for changing a gender marker on a passport without surgery, making the process less burdensome for transgender people. President Obama signed the Byrd-Shepard hate crimes bill. President Obama signed the U.N. Declaration on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. President Obama appointed the first transgender DNC member, Diego Sanchez. President Obama conceived a National Resource Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Elders, funded by a three-year HHS grant to SAGE. The Social Security Administration stopped its Continue reading

JungleLove – YAGAZIE EMEZI

©ourtesy of stayoverthere reblogged mountainhippie:

NIGERIAN MALAYSIAN. SPOKEN WORD ARTIST. LOVER. EVEN IF WE’VE HAD THE WORST OF TIMES, I LEAVE YOU WITH THE BEST OF MEMORIES. I MISS NIGERIA. FULL NAME? YAGAZIE LEDI – FRANCISCA EMEZI.

Obama declares June LGBT Pride Month! …C-OO-L.

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Click to visit the original postJust in from the White House, Obama’s LGBT Pride Month 

The President Of The US of A Proclamation

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 more…