President Obama has weighed in on Caitlyn Jenner‘s new journey, by heaping praise on her.

The Prez just tweeted, “It takes courage to share your story,” adding, “Your story matters in the fight for LGBT rights.”

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It’s a huge victory for the LGBT community. It’s one thing for the President to acknowledge LGBT rights during a State of the Union address … it’s another to voice strong support for the person who has become the most visible transgender person in the world.