The Importance of Being Visible

As we celebrate Pride 2019 and the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall, the importance of being visible advocates and allies for our communities matters now more than ever.

We just didn’t know Ernie was a gay role model in the 80s! PS-Sorry for embarrassing my brother with this ancient photo.
Pete Souza’s official Instagram photo on June 26, 2015 with many of us staffers sharing a moment on the North Lawn.
Group-photo with Valerie Jarrett and some of the Public Engagement team.
The 49 Pulse Nightclub Victims. Orlando Weekly, June 16, 2016.
President Obama from the Press Briefing Room, Sunday June 12, 2016.
Presidential Appointee Picnic, June 13, 2016 — Flag at half-staff in honor of the victims of Pulse.
I suspect these pins are going to get a lot more use before we’re done.

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