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Obama Big Gay Speech

President Obama's Maine Chance to Make the Case

Evan Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Evan Wolfson

On Saturday, Obama has the opportunity -- and I believe the obligation -- to speak in moral as well as concrete terms about non-gay people's stake in ending the exclusion and discrimination gay people endure.

If I Were Obama's Big Gay Speechwriter

Joan Garry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan Garry

From Barack Obama, I want a kitchen table story. A backyard story. I want to know that there is more than just a cerebral connection to the gay community. I want a personal and emotional link.

Obama's Big Gay Speech

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Let it be known that the GLBT community is no longer interested in being pals with the powerful or having the famous tell us we are fabulous -- unless it leads to action.

Gay Rights Speech: What Should Obama Say Tonight?

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jose Antonio Vargas

What should Obama -- the first minority president -- say in what's being called his "big gay speech"?

The Big Gay Speech We Wish Obama Would Give

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

I'm sure his speechwriters have cooked up something special for Saturday, but I've got a few ideas of my own. I've written a speech for the beloved President -- the kind of speech we wish the man would give, just once.

Obama's Big Gay Speech: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huffington Post

President Obama will address the Human Rights Campaign -- the largest gay rights fundraiser in the country -- this Saturday, and a number of HuffPost bloggers have weighed in.

Profiles in Courage: JFK and Barack Obama

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Here's the speech I would like to hear Obama make on Saturday when he addresses the national meeting of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest lesbian and gay civil rights organization in the nation.