Jarrett has had oversight of LGBT issues within the White House for two years. Her lack of awareness of the dynamics within the LGBT community is something the HRC bears direct responsibility for. If the HRC, as chosen messengers, see themselves as Democratic Party advocates within the LGBT community rather than LGTB advocates to the administration, what other recourse do activists have to get the President’s attention, other than chain themselves to the White House and heckle him at public events?