Obama Issues Heartfelt Reflection On LGBTQ Progress, But “Our Work Is Not Finished”


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Dan Tracer | Queerty | December 23, 2015

On the five-year anniversary of repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, President Obama has issued a heartfelt statement on the progress his administration promulgated for LGBTQ rights, in both military and civilian life.

“I couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve accomplished together,” he writes. “But our work is not finished.”

“From the boardroom to the locker room, LGBT Americans still face prejudice in their daily lives.”

Related: Tipping Points: 17 Amazing Events That Got Us Closer To Equality

Whenever someone says it doesn’t matter who resides in the White House — Democrat or Republican — just try and imagine the sort of holiday address we’d get from President Trump. “America best. Rest of world losers.”

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