5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 16

1. “Mr. President, how can we help you evolve more quickly?” NY Times Magazine has a deep dive on how President Obama got to "I do" on gay marriage, adapted from the hotly anticipated book "Forcing the Spring: ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, April 1

1. His way or the highway. In a 2010 meeting with the heads of all five service branches, President Obama made it clear they could support his position on striking down Don't Ask, Don't Tell or resign, accordin...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 27

1. "We have listened to you and want to say thank you and to humbly ask for your forgiveness.” That sound you hear is furious backpedaling. World Vision, the Christian mega-charity who announced Monday that the...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 24

1. “So I should come back tomorrow for my stoning?” This Harlem church, who you might have read about in 5 LGBT Things last week, posted the messages “Jesus would stone homos” and “Harlem is a homo free zone” o...

5 LGBT things you need to know about today 2-24-14

1. There is some Texas-sized firepower behind the push to bring gay marriage to the state. Congressman Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, and Mark McKinnon, former chief media adviser to President George W. Bush, have si...
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President Obama includes Stonewall, marriage equality in inaugural address

President Barack Obama specifically included LGBT rights in today's inauguration speech, part of a powerful appeal to "the most evident of truths – that all of us are created equal."

Obama gave his second inaugural address after being sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts.

"We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths – that all of us are created equal – is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall," Obama said.

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Religion blog: Our collective denial

Our Country is 236 years old.  Of those 236 years we have been in a war of one kind or another or some kind of military action for a total of 165 years and still counting.