East Room Reception

Obama equal rights Dont Ask Dont Tell DOMA

As LGBT advocacy groups steadily intensify their criticism of President Obama, the White House decided it was a good time to throw the gays a party – to commemorate Stonewall. As with most events involving gays, the White House did not publicize the reception, and officials did not respond to e-mail requests for comment. But several gay activists confirmed they had received invitations to the event, and were told Mr. Obama was expected to speak. Some invitees made it clear that it would take more than a reception in the East Room to change their view that Mr. Obama has not been aggressive enough in pursuing gay rights. Several activists and LGBT organizations have now begun to put their money where their mouth is. The Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) has announced they will join the ever growing list of gay activists that plan to protest and boycott the upcoming DNC fundraiser in Washington D.C. (via Towleroad)


Related

Watch Now: The Marco Marco Show Episode Sixteen – Beat That Face

Marco Marco Show

It's crunch time right before the Marco Marco show and the queens are BEATING THEIR FACE in preparation for the runway!  Click over and ... Watch Now

Watch This Video Now: Alyssa Edwards’ Secret – Halloween Special with Sharon Needles

Alyssa's Secret Halloween

Happy Halloween! To celebrate this creepy time of year, Alyssa Edwards welcomes the Queen of Scream, Sharon Needles on this spooky ooky kooky creepy ... Watch Now