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Why Did Love Win?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 06.27.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Obama's Best Week Ever? Pretty Much.

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics

Talk about cleaning up! President Barack Obama batted the cycle this week, nabbing major victories on gay marriage and health care from the Supreme...

Obama: SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling Is 'A Victory For America'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama praised the Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage nationwide, calling it a "victory for America." "Our nation w...

For Holder, a Legacy of Achievement in a Time of Doubt

Riley Roberts | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics
Riley Roberts

Since 2009, Holder has exercised the powers of his office not merely to preserve the Justice Department as a static institution, as many of his predecessors have done, but to mobilize it as a force for proactive change.

Not Yet Over the Rainbow, or the Unexpected Vigor of Intransigence

Frank Bua | Posted 04.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Frank Bua

Whether the old guard is wising up or dying off is no longer relevant. The gay rights movement is being won person by person, family by family, city by city, with Washington, D.C. a reluctant, self-congratulatory last stop.

President Of NGLCC Defends Obama: 'David Axelrod's Just Out To Sell Books'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 02.11.2015 | Gay Voices

President Obama's stance on gay marriage has come under fire recently after former White House advisor David Axelrod made the claim that the President...

Obama: Supreme Court 'About To Make A Shift' On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama predicted Tuesday that the Supreme Court is "about to make a shift" on same-sex marriage, a change he says he welcomes. "My...

Sam Stein

16 Times The Obama Administration Lied About The President's Position On Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It can now, apparently, be told: During his run for the presidency and his first years in the White House, President Barack Obama deceiv...

Amanda Terkel

Transgender Individuals Recognized For First Time Ever In A State Of The Union Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama pushed for protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals Tuesday evening, making it the firs...

Jennifer Bendery

Biden May Get Into A 'Bit Of Trouble,' But The President Still Loves Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If there's one thing that everyone can agree on about Vice President Joe Biden, it's that he says exactly what he thinks. Thanks to a...

Obama: 'I Think The Equal Protection Clause Does Guarantee Same-Sex Marriage' In All States

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama seems to have changed his tune on gay marriage, telling The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin he believes same-sex couples in all 50 ...

Openly Gay Bishop Invited To Give Closing Prayer At White House Easter Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion

The White House hosted faith leaders for the fifth annual Easter prayer breakfast on Monday, where President Obama remembered those killed in an attac...

Mike Huckabee Calls Out Obama's 'Christian Convictions' On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) went after President Barack Obama's views on gay marriage Friday, questioning the commander-in-chief's changes ...

Mandela's LGBTQ Advocacy Has Fallen on Deaf Ears in Africa and African Diasporic Communities

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

If truth be told, Mandela's advocacy has shown very little light even in his country. South Africa has a serious problem with its LGBTQ population, and especially with lesbians. And its method to remedy its "problem" with lesbians is "corrective rape."

Obama Praises Hawaii On Gay Marriage Passage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama praised Hawaii's state legislature Tuesday for passing a bill allowing same-sex marriage in the Aloha State. "I’ve always...

Obama 'So Proud' Of Illinois Lawmakers After Gay Marriage Vote

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama praised Illinois legislators for voting to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, saying he and first lady Michelle Obama are...

Illinois To Be 15th State To Legalize Gay Marriage

Posted 11.05.2013 | Chicago

Updated story SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill legalizing same sex marriage Tuesday, putting the Land of Lincoln on cour...

Obama After Backing Gay Marriage: 'I Feel So Good About That'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama felt a sense of relief after coming out in favor of gay marriage, according to "Double Down," a new book about th...

Joe Biden's Remarkable Comment: Gay Marriage Is 'The Issue of Our Day'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Who would have predicted just five years ago that potential contenders for the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination would be knocking each other over -- in Iowa, no less -- trying to prove that they were the first to champion gay marriage?

Obama Administration Invites Bisexual Leaders to the White House

Amy Andre | Posted 10.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Amy Andre

This is a first, not just for the Obama administration, but also for any administration in U.S. history.

Religious Liberty + Marriage Equality = Harmony, Not Dissension

Sally Steenland | Posted 10.12.2013 | Religion
Sally Steenland

The problem with this oppositional framing is that it isn't true. In reality, marriage equality and religious liberty can support and strengthen each other. And this is true even when people are conflicted about same-sex marriage.

Obama Faces Gay Rights Clash In Big Trip

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal — Laying bare a clash of cultures, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged African leaders to extend equal rights to gays and le...

Will America See Its First Gay President In The Next 25 Years?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 06.27.2013 | Gay Voices

Following the Supreme Court's historic ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop 8, President Obama tweeted: Today's DOMA ruling is a historic...

Obama: Same-Sex Marriage Benefits Should Cross State Lines

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

DAKAR, Senegal -- President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage were a victory not just for gays and lesbians, but for Ameri...

Obama Reacts To Gay Marriage Decision

Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama reacted Wednesday to the Supreme Court's decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and invalidating Proposition 8 by r...