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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Obama ends last vestige of HIV travel ban

President Obama announced that his administration will end the long-standing policy that banned immigration by people with HIV infection.

President signs hate crimes law

President Obama on October 28 announced his signing of the long-sought federal hate crimes prevention law.

Obama’s ambassadorial appointment takes count near 100

President Obama on October 7 issued a statement announcing the nomination of an openly gay man to serve as the nation’s ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.

High Court scratches two gay-related appeals

It was the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, during the 1987 March on Washington, that one of the movement’s largest and most intense moments of direct action was staged.