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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Cyndi Lauper

  MS. JEAN-PIERRE: Good afternoon, everybody. I know we have some serious business ahead of us today, but as you know, sometimes a girl just want to have fun. (Laughter.) I’m — Q Ahhh — MS. JEAN-PIERRE: Come on. Come on. Come one. (Laughter.) Come on, I’m trying. I’m trying, guys. But in all seriousness, this afternoon we are celebrating a truly historic moment for marriage equality. And so I brought a friend with me, who is an icon, really doesn’t need any introduction, but we are thrilled that she is here. We are honored to have her here with us today on this important day. Cyndi Lauper, who has been advocating, as many of you know, for LGBTQI+ community for decades, particularly to end youth homelessness. Cyndi will be performing this afternoon, and I thought I’d invite her to — in front of all of you all today, to say a few words. And, Cyndi, thank you so much for coming. The podium is yours. MS. LAUPER: Thank you. Hi. I just — I just want to tell you, I came here because I wanted