Obama White House LGBT Stonewall Fete: Transcript, Guest List, Video
29 June 09
President Obama hosted 250-300 LGBT leaders in the East Room of the White House today, billed as a celebration marking the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion and Pride month. Obama acknowledged gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny, to whom the government recently apologized for firing in 1957, because he was gay. Obama was also interrupted, at one point (above), by a cell phone ringtone which quacked like a duck.