Gay marriage gets seal of approval from Obama

US president's reference in his second inaugural speech offers promise for gay rights movement.
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2013 11:26

Barack Obama made history during his second inaugural address, when he expressed his support for gay marriage.

It is the first time a US president has mentioned homosexuality on such an occasion.

Al Jazeera's Cath Turner takes a look at the progress of the gay rights movement in US.


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