“The reason why he has that record now is because, publicly and privately, we really held his feet to the fire.”
—Richard Socarides, senior advisor to former President Bill Clinton between 1993 and 1999 and founder of Equality Matters, on why President Barack Obama changed took a stronger stance on same-sex marriage and other pro-gay issues in his second term in office. Mr Socarides believes that the President’s legacy will be gay rights. “[He] has accomplished more progressive social change on gay rights than anything else.” (ABC News)
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