VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Celebrates Gay Pride With A Very Nice Statement

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of the “Texts From Hillary” tumblr has some words about LGBTQ Pride Month which her staff has recorded on videotape and uploaded to the internet for your enjoyment. Clinton focuses primarily on their work fighting intolerance globally and abroad but also references the importance of equal rights for everybody and “progress being made,” which is code for “little lesbians all across America deserve to dream of a day when they, just like their heterosexual brothers and sisters, can acquire dental insurance by marrying the woman they love.” See for yourself:

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If you missed it last week, President Obama released his own LGBT Pride Month video:


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Marie Lyn Bernard, aka Riese, is an award-winning writer, blogger, journalist, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in the midwest, lost her mind in New York City and is currently making it work in California. Her work has appeared in nine books including "The Bigger the Better, The Tighter The Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image and The Hazards of Being Female," "Dirty Girls," and "The Best American Erotica of 2007," magazines including Nylon, Marie Claire, GO, Curve, Interlude, and CollegeBound, and all over the web including nerve.com, Jezebel, Queerty, Emily Books and OurChart (RIP). She was the recapper for The L Word Online and host of Showtime’s Lezberado and her personal blog has earned many dubious honors including Best Personal Blog 2008. Riese has spoken about blogging, community-building, feminism, cyberculture and sexuality at places like BlogHer, Yale, New York University, The University of Chicago and The Museum of Sex. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy and The Olive Garden's week-long training intensive; she enjoys eating foods, having big ideas, reading books & talking to her stuffed dog, Tinkerbell. Also, she's Jewish. Follow her smokin’ hot adventures on twitter. Contact: riese[at]autostraddle.com

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7 Comments

  1. I love Hills. And I love that Hills wore her sparkle sweater for the occasion.

    But seriously, it’s kind of amazing to see the PRESIDENT & Sec of State give a pride message. Can’t help but to be hopeful.

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