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Obama Gay Marriage Evolving

On LGBT Equality, It's Very Clear Where The Trend Lines Are Going

Joe Sudbay | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Sudbay

The arc of the moral universe bent a bit more toward justice on Tuesday. The president helped move the issue of LGBT equality forward -- and his reelection campaign was helped by moving it along, too. There's a new conventional wisdom: LGBT equality is a winning issue.

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...

The Future Belongs to the Flip-Floppers

Tom Huston | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Tom Huston

The flip-flop is a moral impugnment, almost always issued by those whose code of ethics was first set in stone on Mt. Sinai and remains just as static today. The only problem is, human beings are not static or etched in stone.

Obama And Gay Marriage: Golden Rule Dominates American Religion

Posted 05.11.2012 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) As pundits and politicians struggle to divine the political fallout from President Obama's sudden endo...

Thanks For Bending The 'Arc of History,' Mr. President

Joe Sudbay | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Sudbay

I had a bit part in the arc of this evolution. While the president told me that he had no intention of making news during our now-infamous interview, by saying that his attitudes about marriage were evolving, the president did make news. That's where it all began.

Obama's Historic Change of Heart on Marriage Equality

Warren Goldstein | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Warren Goldstein

Just now, I think we're in "history-making" territory. Not because of Obama's own "evolution," but because of what his announcement says about the organizing power of the LGBTQ community over the past 20 years.

Obama's Gay Marriage Support Elicits Strong Response From NY Leaders

Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

As news of President Obama's support for gay marriage broke on Wednesday, New York's top politicians reacted to the historical civil rights milestone....

President Homobama?

Dave Rubin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dave Rubin

The events of the last week, culminating with last night's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in North Carolina, have altered the landscape, and now it's time to view our president's never-ending "evolution" on gay marriage differently.

Will Rev. Martin Luther King Inspire President Obama To 'Evolve' On LGBT Rights?

Keli Goff | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Keli Goff

Nearly half the American population does not support gay marriage, but many are getting there. The president appears to be one of them, but he won't get there through political bullying. But since he is a well-known believer in Dr. King's dream, I am pretty sure his evolution will continue.

Mr. President, It's Been 500 Days... Evolve Already!

Joe Sudbay | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Sudbay

On marriage, the country is changing, but we're still waiting for the president to catch up. After 500 days, the "evolving" talking point is just not plausible.

Jennifer Bendery

Sen. Shaheen, Obama Campaign Co-Chair: My Support For Same-Sex Marriage Isn't Awkward For Obama | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) said Wednesday that she doesn't think it's awkward for President Barack Obama that his campaign co-chairs, ...