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11 Things You Don't Know About Same-Sex Weddings

Posted 05.09.2012 | Weddings

The day after North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, President Obama has made his official position on the matt...

Obama Voices Support For Gay Marriage In ABC Interview

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Ending months of equivocation, President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wedne...

Celebrities React To Obama's Gay Marriage Announcement

Posted 05.09.2012 | Celebrity

After Barack Obama told ABC's Robin Roberts "I do" when it comes to his support for same-sex marriage, the Twittersphere blew up with reactions from t...

President Obama Makes The Case For Same-Sex Marriage And For Evolution

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

Leaders lead. Today our president showed us what leadership looks like by affirming that the equal protection guaranteed by the Constitution should actually protect all Americans -- including those Americans married to spouses of the same sex.

Obama and Marriage: A Turning Point in Presidential Politics

Anthony D. Romero | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anthony D. Romero

Whatever led Obama to fully evolve, the fact that a sitting president proclaimed that we should be free to marry whomever we love and want to share our live with is a big deal worthy of celebration, but only to a point. The civil rights reality for gay couples remains mixed.

Politicians React To President's Statement On Same Sex Marriage

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama defined his "evolving" view on gay marriage Wednesday with his clearest support for the issue to date, telling ABC's Robin Robe...

Sam Stein

President Obama Announces Support For Gay Marriage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a nod to a dramatic shift in public opinion, Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first sitting president to announce his support for...

Jennifer Bendery

Housing Secretary Says He's Fine With Split From Obama On Gay Marriage | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said Wednesday that his public support for gay marriage has not put him in an awkw...

Former Clinton Adviser Sounds Off On Obama's Gay Marriage Stance In The New Yorker | Posted by Richard Socarides | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

After a year in which we saw a number of high-profile gay-rights victories, including the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" and the legislative enactm...

Obama Signals Shift On Gay Marriage Support

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama told a group of progressive bloggers Wednesday that his attitude about same-sex marriage, an issue that he has consistently and openly...

Why Bill Clinton Told Me He Supported Same-Sex Marriage (AUDIO)

Michael Tracey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Tracey

We now have an American president for the first time publicly acknowledging his support for same sex-marriage, which even a few short years ago would have been unthinkable.

When inclusion becomes relativism

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morgan Warners

President-elect Barack Obama erred in asking Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. A spokeswoman for Obama implied that the move ...

The Passage of Prop 8: Do The Math

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The shame that we feel today over Prop 8 is only directed at our collective failure, which we need to figure out how to rectify. All of us. Together.

Prop 8 and Rethinking the Amendment Process

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

A change in the amendment process for states will not always ensure the protection of minority rights. But it will encourage consistency. It will deter attacks on specific groups of people.

The Bigotry of Hope

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul Appell

You'd think if anyone would appreciate that civil rights are civil rights, it's black Americans. And that's what makes the support of some among them of such bigotry particularly appalling.