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President Obama Recognizes Gay Pride Month

President Barack Obama today issued a Presidential Proclamation recognizing Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, and Transgendered Pride Month. Pride Month is observed by the LGBT communtiy in June commemorating the 1969 “Stonewall Riots” in New York City. President Clinton regularly recognized Gay Pride Month while President George W. Bush ignored it. While LGBT activists have been disappointed…