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President Obama Rises Above the Amoral Political Paradigm

Byron Williams | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Byron Williams

The president's statement certainly qualifies as his "profile in courage" moment. To take on one of the hot-button social issues less than 24 hours after North Carolina voted in opposition of same-sex marriage was indeed courageous.

LGBT Activists Beg Obama to Shift on Same-Sex Marriage: Why?

Darren Hutchinson | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Darren Hutchinson

Rather than pushing Obama to move on an issue in a way that no other serious Democratic contender has done, perhaps LGBT groups would gain a lot more if they pushed Obama and Congress on ENDA.

Hollywood, Business Leaders Press Obama On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hollywood actors and business leaders teamed up for a pro-gay marriage initiative organized by Freedom to Marry's "Say I Do" campaign, sending a lette...

Sam Stein

Poll: Obama Had Strong Standing With Gay Community Even Before DADT Repeal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Polling data conducted by a prominent Democratic firm shows that President Barack Obama's standing in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and tra...

Sam Stein

Gay Rights Activists' Outlook Somber As Euphoria Over DADT Repeal Subsides

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW HAVEN -- The long-awaited repeal of the military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy marked a modern day civil rights milestone. But while activists an...

White House Defends Anti-Gay Marriage Brief Amid Furor

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A week after the Justice Department filed a motion in support of the Defense of Marriage Act, White House Press Secretary reiterated the president's c...