Historic moment in United-States! President Obama officially supports marriage equality, after months and months of waiting and whereas some LGBT activists had decided not to donate more in the campaign of the candidate president going even until saying that they would not vote for him following his refusal to sign the bill against LGBT discrimination in employment.
After months during which he did not cease saying that his idea of the marriage evolved, finally, Obama supports gay marriage.
"I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married," Obama told Robin Roberts, in an ABC News interview. .
According to The Washington Post, Obama went on to explain that he had "hesitated" on marriage because he thought same-sex unions would be "sufficient" in order to guarantee rights for couples such as hospital visitations. And he said he wanted to be "sensitive" to the fact that for many Americans, the word "marriage" evokes "very powerful positions, religious beliefs and so forth."
Watch his interview: