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Thank you, President Obama! President Makes History by Including Entire LGBT Community for the First Time Ever in a State of the Union Address

Thank you, President Obama!  President Makes History by Including Entire LGBT Community for the First Time Ever in a State of the Union Address

Last night, President Barack Obama made history by including the entire LGBT community in his State of the Union speech, marking the first time that transgender people, bisexual people and lesbians have been mentioned in this address:

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