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The First Gay President

Richard Alther | Posted 09.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard Alther

Although such things are happening slowly but surely, will being queer continue to inhibit the likelihood of the first gay president?

New Study Reveals How Americans Would Feel About Supporting A Gay Presidential Candidate

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.20.2014 | Gay Voices

A new survey reveals that a gay or lesbian American president could one day become a viable reality. Released by the PewResearch Center For The Peo...

Lance Bass: 'I'm Sure' There Has Been A Gay President

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

For former *NSYNC star Lance Bass, there's no question that America has had a president who's slept with a member of the same sex. TMZ caught up wi...

Left Has Plan To Elect Gay President, Right Wing Pundit Claims

Posted 08.29.2013 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer fired back at Newark Mayor Cory Booker on his "Focal Point" radio show, suggesting Booker's response t...

Will America See Its First Gay President In The Next 25 Years?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

Following the Supreme Court's historic ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8, President Obama tweeted: Today's DOMA ruling is a historic...

Who Will Be America's Second Gay President?

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 08.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Ferroni

President Obama may be the first president to openly support gay marriage, but what many Americans don't realize is that America has already elected its first gay president -- at least that's what many scholars and historians, including me, believe.

Could Americans Elect An Openly Gay, Lesbian Or Bisexual President?

Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 06.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D.

The question has certainly been asked before, and no less a presidential expert than Jimmy Carter argued in late 2010 that this could happen "in the near future," based on rapid pro-gay shifts in public opinion. But several formidable hurdles, and one in particular, still remain.

An Open Letter To A Future Gay President Of The United States

Zach Stafford | Posted 05.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Zach Stafford

You will spawn a million discussions and debates around living in a post-racial and post-homophobic society, but as CNN covers this celebratory event, another LGBTQ youth will sleep in a dark alley in Chicago, with no home, and another child will contemplate suicide.

Could This Man Be Finland's First Openly Gay President?

AP | By MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 01.23.2012 | Gay Voices

HELSINKI -- The conservative favorite easily won the first round of Finland's presidential election Sunday, setting up a runoff against an environment...

Jimmy Carter: America Could Elect Gay President In 'Near Future'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter said in a recent interview that the nation's tolerance of gays had grown to a level that could facilitate the election o...

Half Of Americans Say They'd Support An Openly-Gay President (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fifty percent of Americans say they'd support having an openly gay President of the United States, a new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll shows. Forty-four...