What an amazing day. Barack Obama is president of the USA! He has united a deeply divided country and filled our hearts with hope when before there was only despair. He is the leader that our country has been waiting for so many years. While I was not alive during the presidency of John F Kennedy, I imagine that Obama will be remembered in much the same light. For the first time in almost a decade I feel proud to be an American once again. And Obama is not a man of empty promises, like so many other politicians. Already the White House website has changed to reveal the transparency of his agenda and the reflection of his vision. He recognizes that equal rights for LGBT persons are not special rights, as so many religious naysayers have claimed. They are civil rights and he will fight for them as president of the USA. You should really check out http://www.whitehouse.gov/agenda/civil_rights/ to see for yourself!