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Obama Is 'Obsessed' With Homosexuality, According To This Right-Wing Source

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) generated headlines this week for an open letter he wrote to Michael Sam, who made ...

Luke Johnson

Obama: 'We Cannot Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples When It Comes To Marriage' | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he does not think California's Proposition 8 is constitutional, reflecting the view of his Justi...

The Unspoken Effect Of Gay Marriage

YourTango | Denise LaFrance | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Despite the joy surrounding the legalization of gay marriage, one sobering statistic remains. On Nov. 6, 2012, Maine became the first state in the ...

WATCH: Pastor Responds To Obama's Embrace Of 'Gay-Lesbian Agenda' By Burning Effigy

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The infamous Quran-burning pastor expressed his disdain for President Barack Obama's support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...

Bad News For Westboro Baptist Church

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Bad news for the Westboro Baptist Church and other right-wing groups: the percentage of Americans who sincerely believe that homosexuality is a sin ha...

Obama Urging Illinois Lawmakers To Legalize Gay Marriage

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama is urging the Illinois General Assembly to legalize gay marriage in his home state as lawmakers are poised to take up the measu...

Obama Is 'So Absolutely Delighted' By Historic Gay Marriage Wins, Advisor Says

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In addition to his own election victory, President Barack Obama is reportedly "so absolutely delighted" by the four historic same-sex marriage wins ac...

President Obama And The Global Fight For LGBT Rights

Todd Larson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Todd Larson

As an American who was employed at the UN for 20 years, I would add to the president's long list of accomplishments his advocacy for LGBT persons residing beyond our nation's borders. Since Obama took office the U.S. has become a key player in the global fight for LGBT rights.

Michelangelo Signorile

Why Obama's Gay Marriage Support Is 'A Very Big Deal For Us' | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The campaign manager of Marylanders for Marriage Equality is confident but cautious about recent polls that have shown voters could affirm marriage eq...

Pregnant... With Anticipation

Jonathan Del Arco | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Del Arco

Simply put, I'm gay, Latino and an immigrant so this President has displayed his love for me many times over, I though it was my turn to give it back.

'Obama Supports Gay Marriage and Abortion, Do You?'

Janet Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Janet Mason

As far as I was concerned marriage was between a man and a woman -- and they could have it. I knew that marriage was a product of the patriarchy. And I had broken free!

New Survey Reveals Priorities For LGBT Voters, Shifting Attitudes For General Population

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Same-sex marriage may be dominating the headlines nationwide, but political candidates' stances on other LGBT-relevant issues are also significantly i...

Papa's Got a Brand New Outlook on Gay Marriage

Oneka LaBennett | Posted 08.15.2012 | College
Oneka LaBennett

The Obama daughters' role in influencing their dad, the president, to support gay marriage speaks to a generational divide that is closing.

This Evolution Won't Be Televised

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jason Stanford

The arc of history is long and bends toward progress, but it usually starts in a bad place. Former congressman Chris Bell knows this, because he went through his own reevaluation on gay marriage.

Friday Talking Points -- Economic Messaging

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

OK, we understand that this is garden-variety election pandering to the Tea Party base and all of that, but we feel duty-bound to offer up a little garden-variety ridicule to go with it.

Will France Be The Next To Legalize Gay Marriage?

LE MONDE/Worldcrunch | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Following Barack Obama's surprise public support for gay marriage, incoming French President François Hollande may be poised to push through legislat...

Former Navy Chaplain: People Are Recruited To Homosexuality By 'Marketing'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Yet another right-wing pundit has come forward with puzzling declarations in an effort to denounce President Obama's support of same-sex marriage last...

It Is Now Symbolically Necessary To Reelect Obama

Justin Huang | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justin Huang

A terrified gay teenager in middle America has just been told by the president that he or she has just as much a right to love and marry. And that teenager doesn't care about your intellectual meanderings of politicking. All that teenager knows is that it just got better.

Obama's Gay Marriage Stance Has Big Impact On Black Opinion

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 05.17.2012 | Black Voices

When President Obama announced last week that he supported same-sex marriage, the conventional wisdom was that the president ran the risk of alienat...

No, President Obama Is Not 'The First Gay President'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Even if you accept Toni Morrison's premise that Bill Clinton was "the first black president," which of course Andrew Sullivan is working off of in his essay in Newsweek, it just falls flat when applied to Obama and gays.

Obama Pride: President's Gay Marriage Support Prompts Line Of LGBT-Friendly Merchandise

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It might have divided Washington, but President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage last week has drawn ample praise from many high-profile lesbi...

Anti-Gay Pundit: Obama May Be Gay, Child Molestation Is Ultimate Goal Of 'Homosexual Movement'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Family Research Institute's Paul Cameron has joined the chorus of dissenting voices angered by President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage ...

I Wanted To Go To George Clooney's House, Too

Jason Stuart | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jason Stuart

I didn't have an extra $40,000 to go to George Clooney's party to support Barack Obama for president. I wish I could have gone. I worked with George 20 years ago. You only see the back of my head nodding. To me, that was a metaphor for how it was to be an openly gay actor back then.

Clay Aiken On Gay Marriage: 'We're Going To Be Ashamed We Were Against This' In 20 Years

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"American Idol" alum Clay Aiken took to CBS's "Face the Nation" over the weekend to talk North Carolina's Amendment One as well as President Obama's e...

Snooki & JWoww: We're 'Proud' Of President Obama

MTV | Posted 05.14.2012 | Entertainment

President Obama made history earlier this week when he became the first president to support same-sex marriage. Moments after the announcement, reacti...