White House announces its intention to nominate
Daniel Baer - the current Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor - as the next Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). >>>
Pres. Obama issued a landmark proclamation on Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by
virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2011 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon the people of the United States to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people.