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Obama Says His Administration Is A "Proud Partner" In Seeking LGBT Rights

"This year, we celebrate LGBT Pride Month at a moment of great hope and progress, recognizing that more needs to be done," Obama says in a proclamation. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, in her own statement, says the Supreme Court "soon" will "discard the defenseless Defense of Marriage Act and Prop. 8."

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Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.

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