Heckler: Michelle Obama was in my face

Heckler: Michelle Obama was in my face

The gay rights activist who heckled Michelle Obama at a fundraiser Tuesday night said that the first lady confronted her face to face at the intimate Democratic event.

“It felt like she was within a few inches – in my face,” Ellen Sturtz told ABC News after the incident.

Obama, who was speaking at an event on behalf of the Democratic National Committee, was interrupted when by Stutz, who demanded that President Obama sign an executive order barring discrimination by federal contractors based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

Tickets for the event went for $500, or $5,000 with participation in a photo reception with the first lady.

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