Kaili Joy Gray: Why Did Obama Retract Support for Gay Marriage? By Jacob Wheeler | June 19, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on DC Subscribe to DC Daily Kos blogger Kaili Joy Gray interviewed White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer on stage at Netroots Nation and asked him several stinging questions about President Obama’s positions with respect to certain progressive policies. Some of the questions stumped Pfeiffer. The UpTake interviewed Gray afterward, in particular about Obama’s apparent retraction of his support for marriage equality after speaking out in favor of gay marriage rights before he arrived in Washington as an Illinois Senator. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.