Once the residence of noted gay rights activist Henry Gerber, the home was where the nation's first chartered LGBT rights organization, the Society for Human Rights, was formed in The Henry Gerber House is one of nine LGBT sites that have been designated as a landmark or historic place during the Obama Administration. President Obama made history in his inaugural address today mentioning the word "gay" and the issue of gay rights for the first time in a speech at the presidential swearing in. "Our journey is. Jan 22, · Inauguration Obama Inauguration Speech Obama Gay Marriage Obama Gay Rights Obama Lgbt Rights President Obama's History-Making Gay Rights Inaugural Speech .
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so much, all of you. It is a privilege to be here tonight to open for Lady GaGa. I want to thank the Human Rights Campaign for inviting me to speak and for the work you do every day in pursuit of equality on behalf of the millions of people in this country who work hard in their jobs and care deeply about their families -- and who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. For nearly 30 years, you've advocated on behalf of those without a voice.