Obamas Host First White House Egg Roll

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Easter came to the White House, Monday, and among the special guests were members of the gay and lesbian community.

The gesture was part of the Obama administration's outreach to diverse communities.

President Obama set aside special tickets exclusively for gay and lesbian parents, however, the event was not only for the homosexual community.

Click play for more analysis with CBN News White House Correspondent David Brody.

A record 30,000 people were invited to the egg roll and for the first time, tickets were distributed online.

The event's them was "Let's go play."

"Our goal today is just to have fun," First Lady Michelle Obama said. "We want to focus on activity, healthy eating. We've got yoga, we've got dancing, we've got storytelling, we've got Easter Egg decorating, and we've got basketball, soccer as well."

President Obama hosted the annual Easter egg roll on the White House front lawn.

Representatives from Family Equality Council, Human Rights Campaign, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and other groups said they were encouraged to have their members participate.

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