[Washington, D.C., October 11. Image via Getty.]

WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 11: Activists yell during a protest October 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Activists gathered in DC to push President Barack Obama's administration and the U.S. Congress to live up to promises to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community to advance civil rights. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)