Four Obama administration cabinet
secretaries have voiced their support for gay marriage.
Secretaries Hilda Solis at Labor,
Kathleen Sebelius at Health and Human Services, John Bryson at
Commerce and Timothy Geithner at Treasury have joined Shaun Donovan
at Housing and Urban Development and Arne Duncan at Education in
publicly endorsing gay nuptials, gay glossy The
“We are proud of our president's
history-making support for the right to marry regardless of sexual
orientation,” Solis said in a statement commemorating LGBT Pride
month, “just as we are proud that he refuses to use taxpayer
dollars to defend the Defense of Marriage Act.”
A Sebelius spokesman confirmed to the
magazine that she is in favor.
endorsed such unions before President Barack Obama made his
Appearing on MSNBC's Morning Joe,
Duncan was asked by Mark Halperin, “Do you believe that same sex
men and women should be able to get legally married in the United
After a brief pause, Duncan answered:
“Yes. I do.”
In an interview last year with gay
Weekly, Donovan said that passage of a gay marriage law in
New York made him proud to be a New Yorker.
Holder touts gay rights record at DOJ Pride celebration.)