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Michelle Obama Snuck Out to Celebrate Marriage Equality

Michelle Obama Snuck Out to Celebrate Marriage Equality

Michelle Obama Snuck Out to Celebrate Marriage Equality

The White House security is no match for Michelle! 

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Last week, Michelle Obama dropped her memoir Becoming, in which the former First Lady discusses how she snuck out of the White House to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision to pass same-sex marriage.

In Becoming, Michelle eloquently wrote:

"Looking out the window, I saw that beyond the gates on Pennsylvania Avenue, a big crowd of people had gathered in the summer dusk to see the lights. The north drive was filled with government staff who’d stayed late to see the White House transformed in celebration of marriage equality. The decision had touched so many people. From where I stood, I could see the exuberance, but I could hear nothing. It was an odd part of our reality.”

She continued:

“We made our way down a marble staircase and over red carpets, around the busts of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin and past the kitchen until suddenly we were outdoors. Malia and I just busted past the agents on duty, neither one of us making eye contact. The humid summer air hit our faces. I could see fireflies blinking on the lawn. And there it was, the hum of the public, people whooping and celebrating outside the iron gates. It had taken us 10 minutes to get out of our own home, but we’d done it. We were outside, standing on a patch of lawn off to one side, out of sight of the public but with a beautiful, close-up view of the White House, lit up in pride. Malia and I leaned into each other, happy to have found our way there.”

But that was only part of the story. During a recent appearance on Ellen, Michelle told the rest of what happened that incredible evening. She actually asked Barack and Sasha to sneak out with her, but they both kindly declined.

Her daughter Malia, however, was down, and together they broke out from the White House in a chase scene that could be in a Jason Bourne film...

Watch below!

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Zachary Zane

Zachary Zane is a writer, YouTube influencer, and activist whose work focuses on (bi)sexuality, gender, dating, relationships, and identity politics. Check out his YouTube channel here.

Zachary Zane is a writer, YouTube influencer, and activist whose work focuses on (bi)sexuality, gender, dating, relationships, and identity politics. Check out his YouTube channel here.