Jason Parsley from South Florida Gay News reports:
Former President Bill Clinton was given the nickname the first “black” president. President Obama, as the first black president, may one day be given a nickname of his own: the first “gay” president. In just two years he?s already proven to be the gay friendliest president. Obama?s decision last week to stop defending the constitutionality of a portion of the controversial Defense of Marriage Act came as a surprise and shock to the LGBT community. Courageous, historic, monumental, and extraordinary were just some of the words used to describe the announcement.
Director of Get Equal, Robin McGhee agrees Obama thus far has been the gay friendliest president, but she added: “I don?t believe there was a high bar to judge off of though.”
She said there?s still more work to be done for LGBT rights.
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