Barack Obama – who once was dubbed by a magazine the “first gay president” and who has done more to normalize alternative sexual lifestyles such as homosexuality and transgenderism than any other American leader – on Tuesday ramped up his war on “transphobia.” Obama expressed his support Tuesday for the International Day Against Homphobia, Transphobia and Biphobia with a statement.

“I am proud that my administration has made advancing the human rights of LGBT individuals a specific focus of our engagement around the world,” he said in a statement posted online at taxpayer expense. “I am also proud of the great strides that our nation has made at home in recent years, including that we now have marriage equality as a result of last year’s landmark Supreme Court decision.” But he said there is “much work to be done to combat homophobia and transphobia, both at home and abroad.‎” READ MORE