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Gays, Politics and the 2014 Midterms

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J Nelson Aviance

If you want your voice to matter and your vote to count, get off your couch, leave your parents basement and find the office of your local political party.

What Christine Quinn's Failure To Woo Gay Voters Means In The Long Run

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn's failure to capture the city's gay vote has been the subject of intense debate in the days since the Sept. 1...

Christine Quinn and the Maturing of the LGBT Vote

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

LGBT politicos are in denial if they don't see this race as a harbinger of the future, in New York and throughout the country. It was a reflection of the advances that the LGBT community has made in New York, with LGBT voters rejecting simplistic identity politics and voting on broader issues.

New Poll Suggests LGBT Voters Were Critical To 2012 Election Results

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

According to the Human Rights Campaign, results of a new poll suggest that 45.7 percent of the President’s total popular vote margin came from LGB v...

Catholic Church On Gay Marriage: We Are Not Losing

Religion News Service | Alessandro Speciale | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Despite recent setbacks in the United States and Europe, the Catholic Church is not losing the fight on gay marriage, the Vatican s...

What Are Grindr Users Most Concerned About In This Election?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Democratic and Republican Grindr users are focused on the economy this election season, but their stance on equality differs vastly along party lines,...

Could LGBT Voters Be The Pivotal Voice In Obama's Re-Election?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) voters could have a huge impact on Election Day, a new Logo TV poll has found. Conducted by Harris I...

Morgan Freeman and Bruce Springsteen Stand up for Obama and America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

In the closing days of a high-stakes election that will be determined by turnout, great stars such as Morgan Freeman and Bruce Springsteen stand tall fighting for the future of America.

HIGHLIGHTS: The Multicultural Perspectives On The RNC

Posted 08.29.2012 | Latino Voices

As the GOP convenes in Tampa for the 2012 Republican National Convention, the news media and blogosphere is alight with emotional discussions on how t...

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...

Michelangelo Signorile

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson On Why He's Gay Voters' Best Presidential Choice | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Former New Mexico GOP Gov. Gary Johnson says he’s the best presidential choice for gay voters -- better than even President Obama -- calling Newt G...

Boston Spirit On 10 Gay Reasons To Vote GOP In 2012 | Posted by Jim Lopata | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told a gay Iowan recently that if LGBT issues were most important for him, then he should vote for Oba...

Matt Sledge

After Marriage Equality Vote, Will New York's Gay Voters Give Republicans Another Shot? | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

Being gay, Republican, and a citizen of the overwhelmingly liberal state of New York has not always been an easy balancing act. But Friday's passage o...

Amanda Terkel

Gay Voters' Support For Republicans Nearly Doubled From 2008 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans made significant inroads among gay and lesbian voters in the midterm elections, with national exit polls for the House races...

Why the Republican Party Is Going Extinct

Muhammad Ali Hasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Muhammad Ali Hasan

My title is not a joke - the Republican Party is on its way to extinction. Political extinction happens when too many demographic groups turn their ba...

You Know What I'm Saying?

Joan Garry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Garry

We understood that the Pittsburgh LGBT community had been fiercely behind Hillary and that our work there would be about persuasion.