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The Rev. Rick Warren Controversy: A "Blessing" in Disguise?"

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

I have expressed my outrage at Rick Warren's elevation to the national stage. Yet, if the gay community has the courage to take a deep breath, there's another way of viewing this situation.

When inclusion becomes relativism

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morgan Warners

President-elect Barack Obama erred in asking Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. A spokeswoman for Obama implied that the move ...

Obama Camp Denies "Don't Ask Don't Tell" Repeal Delay

Washington Blade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A member of Barack Obama's transition team is denying media reports that the president-elect has decided to delay efforts to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't ...

Obama and the End of the Military's Ban on Gays

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

While this will not be an easy fight, it also won't likely be a return to the belabored hearings of the Clinton presidency which produced the Bizarro World Don't Ask, Don't Tell non-policy of not asking what nobody's saying.

The Bigotry of Hope

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Paul Appell

You'd think if anyone would appreciate that civil rights are civil rights, it's black Americans. And that's what makes the support of some among them of such bigotry particularly appalling.

A new day for all people--but young people, let's not forget tomorrow

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morgan Warners

In college we learn to be skeptical of claims like the ones being made about Barack Obama's historic victory. For today, forget it. His win really doe...

Gay Day or May Day

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan Z. Shore

The irony of the gay rights movement is that it demands that sexual differences be accepted as normal while portraying these variations in an "un-normal" way. It's self-contradictory.

Michelle Obama: Barack Will Fight For Gay Rights

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Barack Obama will fight for equal rights for gays just as he fought to help working-class families overcome poverty, the Democratic p...

The World As It Should Be: What Michelle Really Said

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Ralls

Can the LGBT community take heart in the leadership Michelle brings, and in the words she says? Yes, I think, we certainly can.

Obama Makes Gay Ad Buys in Ohio, Texas

The Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign is lavishing some of its cash advantage on LGBTs with targeted ad buys in Ohio and Texas leading up to the critical March 4 primar...

Obama Huddles With NH Same Sex Marriage Group

New Hampshire Presidential Watch | Cosmo Lawson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After speaking before a crowd 8,500 people, Barack Obama privately met with 25 people from the New Hampshire Freedom to Marry group. The group has pr...