Sometimes kids say the damdest things. Sometimes they also do the damdest things, like pestering their parents to get with the program. Kudos to the Obama girls for getting their dad to get off the dime on LGBT marriage equality. It’s about time!

Marriage rights aside, Obama has actually done quite a bit to keep his promises to the LGBT community. Here is a chart of his accomplishments.

You can see his entire rainbow colored timeline at the Obama website.

Here are a few video highlights:

JUNE 17, 2009

Ordered the federal government to extend key benefits to same–sex partners of federal employees

OCTOBER 28, 2009

Signed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act into law

OCTOBER 21, 2010

Recorded “It Gets Better” video to support LGBT youth experiencing bullying

DECEMBER 22, 2010

Signed the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

SEPTEMBER 20, 2011

Implemented the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

 Can’t wait to see what the Democrats do at the convention…

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