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Some Presidents Support Same-Sex Marriage by kingpin1055 Some Presidents Support Same-Sex Marriage by kingpin1055
I'll be happy to admit that for 2008-2011, I didn't really like President Barack Obama... there are things he's done/received that I still don't agree with... but I respect Obama's decision to become the first President to support same-sex/gay marriage, and the efforts he's made to improve the standard of living for members of the LGBT community in America, which has had an impact beyond the American shores as well.

He's gotten a lot of criticism for the support he's pledged, and so I felt it neccesary for me to show my support of Barack Obama taking those risks... in the form of a variation of the It Gets Better! theme, after working on an earlier design themed to Stonewall's campaign.
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TheLittleWaterDragon Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad, too.
People should be able to love and live the way they want. Who are we to judge? It doesn't matter if a man's lover also has a dick, what matters is that they care for each other.
Legalizing gay marriage is probably one of the greatest advancements made in this country.
kingpin1055 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Quite agreed.  It shows how we are as a society; open, welcoming and not discriminating when it comes to giving everyone the same opportunities.

Hopefully the decision by the Supreme Court this Summer will make it legal, once and for all, in all 50 states.
lumberjacksnackpack Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hello! :dummy:

My school's GSA has a bulletin board outside the room we meet in that I have the honor of designing for the month of February. I've decided to go with a Valentines for the LGBT community and I wanted to know if it would be okay with you if I were to print this picture and include it in the display?

If you would prefer that I don't, that's perfectly alright, this is your intellectual property and I'll respect your decision c:

(depending on the response, I may or may not use this picture if you say yes c:)
kingpin1055 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You have my blessing to include the post in your Gay-Straight-Alliance bulletin board. :)
Hopefully it's one that can be locked behind a plastic display so that opposers can't mess it up.
lumberjacksnackpack Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:D Thank you so much! And yes, it is a closed bulletin (yay!)
hermafrodite Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
idk if the prez legalized it cuz he support it or if hes whoreing himself out i capitalize earther way
kingpin1055 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'd like to believe he came to the conclusion that it was the right thing to do.
MandyB82 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
I have read that he's changed his mind about things after hanging out with gay people and seeing they're no different from him.

I agree with kingpin1055 :).
MissMuffinTop Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013   Writer

Equality's only a radical position when talking to a bigot, so the people who are pussyfooting around supporting gay rights because of 'pragmatism' need to knock that crap off already.
kingpin1055 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If it helps swing things in our favour and move things along quicker, then it's mutually beneficial.
pittstop Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
To be fair he's never "agreed" with it, in fact he stated before taking office it was against his moral convictions. However he's realised being "electable" means supporting anything the opposition will not, so lucky us.
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