photographer | Washington Square West
“Obama should talk about marriage rights in his Inaugural Address. He doesn’t have to commit to supporting gay marriage. But at least promise to give it more thought."
university professor | Washington Square West
“I’d like to see Obama dance with another man at one of the balls. Michelle Obama danced with Ellen [DeGeneres] on her show. Why can’t Obama? I think he’d do it. Also, bring in [state Rep.] Babette Josephs to speak about the importance of gay rights.”
dancer | South Philadelphia
“Let the Gay Men’s Chorus sing ‘Hail to the Chief,’ with new gay-themed lyrics. And Obama should wear a rainbow pin on his lapel. He says he’s for change. I’m a little tired of his American-flag pins.”
microbiology-specimen processor | West Oak Lane
“Invite a gay poet to recite a beautiful poem that everyone can enjoy and relate to. We’re all people, going through similar struggles. And the Obamas should announce that they’ve hired a fabulous gay interior decorator to redo the entire White House!”