The White House was illuminated in rainbow-colored light on June 26, 2015, after the Supreme Court issued a ruling that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide. Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Not Always A 'Thunderbolt': The Evolution Of LGBT Rights Under Obama

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The American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the company announced that its employees and customers should use the dressing room or bathroom that "corresponds with their gender identity." Chris Hondros/Getty Images hide caption

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Citing feedback over HB2, Gov. Pat McCrory said that he has seen "misinformation, misinterpretation, confusion, a lot of passion and frankly, selective outrage and hypocrisy." Screen shot by NPR hide caption

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South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed a bill that would have required transgender students in public schools to use bathrooms based on their gender at birth. James Nord/AP hide caption

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A Showdown Looms At South Korea's Gay Pride Parade

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Josh Kronberg-Rasner was the only openly gay employee at a food service company in Casper, Wyo. He was fired in 2012 shortly after being assigned a new manager. Miles Bryan/Wyoming Public Media hide caption

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For People Fired For Being Gay, Old Court Case Becomes A New Tool

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San Francisco City Supervisor David Campos (right) walks with drag queen Sister Roma to a news conference on Sept. 17 about a Facebook policy that requires people to use their "real" names on their profiles. The site said Wednesday it will modify how the policy is enforced. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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A new survey of more than 1,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adults finds that more than 90 percent feel more accepted in society than they did 10 years ago. Here, a woman displays her pro-gay T-shirt at the L.A. Pride Parade in West Hollywood last Sunday. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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