Three years ago, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was the law of the land, and the words "lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender" appeared nowhere in the federal register.
Today, gay and lesbian men and women can serve their country without hiding who they are. The Obama administration has declared the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional, and the President is working to make our schools safer for LGBT youth.
As we celebrate three years of progress for LGBT Americans under President Obama -- and work toward another four -- here's a look at how far we've come since the President took office.
Check out this timeline -- then pass it on: