"LGBT individuals deserve to know their country stands beside them. ...NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2016 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon the people of the United States to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people."—President Barack Obama, in his Presidential Proclamation on LGBT Pride Month, 2016.
Happy Pride Month!