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Jennifer Bendery

Zach Wahls, Iowa Activist With Two Moms, Lobbies Congress To Support Families Like His | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- You may not recognize him by name, but Zach Wahls is known by millions as the teenager who gave powerful testimony to an Iowa House comm...

Glass Houses

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Bristol Palin's child lives in a single-parent home, and she is about to exploit him for her own financial gain. Nevertheless, she is telling me that I cannot legalize my 16-year relationship with my partner because kids are better off with two parents.

Sam Stein

Romney Forced To Distance Himself From Family's Gay Rights Views In 2002 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As complicated as the politics of gay marriage have been for President Barack Obama to navigate, they have proven problematic for Mitt R...

Let Me Guess: Mitt Romney Has Gay Friends

Michael Keegan | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Having gay friends doesn't absolve one of anti-gay prejudice any more than loving one's wife and daughters absolves one of defunding Planned Parenthood. Even if you'd be happy to have gay people over to dinner, that doesn't give you a pass to deny them fundamental rights.

Do ‘Most Americans' Agree With Romney On Gay Marriage?

Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

The following post first appeared on The Republican party chairman claims “most Americans” agree with Mitt Romney “that ma...

Prank or Pattern? Why Romney's Bullying Is Relevant to the Election

Justin Ruben | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics
Justin Ruben

After the Washington Post broke the bullying story, Romney took pains to explain that it's been a long time since prep school, and that he's changed. The problem for voters hunting for a leader who cares about their problems is that it doesn't appear he has.

Romney: Same-Sex Marriage Opposition 'Not A Religious Decision'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney claimed Thursday during an interview that his opposition to same-sex marriage has nothing to do with his religious beliefs. "As a socie...

Sam Stein

Romney Tells One Story Of Gays In 60s, History Tells Another | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney pushed back against a report that he had bullied a closeted gay classmate in prep school by insisting that the student's sex...

Mitt Romney And The New Immorality

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Romney admits that what matters to him is giving gay people fewer rights than straight people. Holding onto the "marriage" word is not enough for Romney types; they need to feel superior. Romney's position can be based on no other principle than casting gay people as lesser.

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner Avoids Gay Marriage As Romney Prepares To Campaign On It | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) really doesn't want to talk about gay marriage. During his weekly briefing on Thursday, Boehner ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Apologizes For Bullying Gay Classmate In Prep School | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney made a surprise appearance on Fox host Brian Kilmeade's radio show Thursday morning to respond to a lengthy Washington Post ...

Mitt Romney: 'I'm Not Running On Marriage And Marijuana'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney got a touch testy with a local Colorado reporter on Wednesday after fielding several successive questions on social issues and immigration...

Romney Talks Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said he is opposed to civil unions and gay marriage on the same day that President Barack Obama becam...

Will Mitt Romney Be Attending a Gay Wedding Soon?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Mitt Romney said he would "propose and promote" a federal marriage amendment banning gay marriage. Romney's newest spokesman, however, has admittedly been paving his own path to a gay marriage.

Romney At Odds With Donors Over Gay Marriage

Politico | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney’s opposition to gay marriage, which helped endear him to conservative activists during the dog days of the presidential primary, puts hi...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's PAC Funded Anti-Gay Marriage Group Under The Radar | Sam Stein | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In 2008, Mitt Romney's political action committee made a $10,000 donation to the National Organization of Marriage at a time when the anti...

Romney Millions Fuel Anti-Gay Crusade

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The release of Romney's tax returns emphasizes that he is completely down with the religious crusade of a well-funded organization hellbent on stopping the LGBT rights movement in America.

Jason Linkins

Romney: 'I Changed My Mind' On Gay Marriage, Abortion | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

During Thursday night's GOP presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News questioned former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on his history o...

Gay Veteran Speaks Out About Tense Exchange With GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

Bob Garon, a 63-year-old gay military veteran, spoke on MSNBC Tuesday about his tense exchange Monday in Manchester, N.H. with Republican presidential...

GOP Candidate Grilled By Gay Veteran On Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

A gay veteran lit into GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Monday, challenging the former Massachusetts gove...

Jon Ward

GOP Hopefuls To Discuss Social Issues At Forum: 'They're Going To Be Uncomfortable' | Jon Ward | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- If Wednesday's Republican presidential primary debate, the first in which Texas Governor Rick Perry will participate, is a test for al...

Anti-Abortion Talk-Show Host Takes on Mitt Romney

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Bob Enyart, a local anti-abortion radio-show host, is planning a national campaign to convince GOP primary and caucus voters of this: "When Mitt Romney says he's a pro-family, pro-life conservative, he is a liar."