this is what leadership looks like.
for many, this video might seem contradictory since “don’t ask, don’t tell” was recently reinstated and many are disappointed with obama – and i was too, initially. but we have to remember that as president, he is tasked with upholding the laws of the land…even if he doesn’t believe in them personally.
so while many in the LGBT community and on the left feel frustrated, i hope we can take a moment to acknowledge the importance and impact that this message will hopefully have on our LGBT youth…it does get better.
- Obama tapes anti-bullying message (cnn.com)
- President Obama Films ‘It Gets Better’ Video To Combat Gay Bullying (huffingtonpost.com)
- President Obama Tells LGBT Youth: “It Gets Better” (gayrights.change.org)