White House Staff: It Gets Better
Hot in the inbox from the WH…the blog post is here. As you can see, it leads off with Deputy Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement (aka the LGBT liaison) Brian Bond.
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White House Staff: “It Gets Better”
Some rather amazing statements from not-straight members of the White House staff in this addition to the “It Gets Better” project first started by Dan Savage.
Congratulations to these folks, with whom I sometimes seriously disagree about a lot of things, for putting this video together. I will say this: I sure wish more of these people were out front in the debates we’ve had this year. There’s a lot of honesty here.
These people need to speak for the White House more often. They all make this White House look swell. Thanks to all of them, and best wishes to them for a wonderful holiday season.
Share this video with a young person who might be wondering if it gets better. Because it does get better, and these people prove it.