It Gets Better: President Barack Obama

The President’s message to LGBT young people.  You can watch more video messages to LGBT youth by visiting,

Appearing via video, President Barack Obama welcomed guests to the Matthew Shepard Foundation’s 9th Annual “Bear to Make a Difference” Gala Dinner and Celebrity Teddy Bear Auction on Oct. 16, 2010 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. His message included a strong call for quality for LGBT Americans and an end to bullying and hate crimes.

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