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Obama Human Rights Campaign

Fighting to Ensure Our Progress Is Not Undone in 2012

Joe Solmonese | Posted 12.13.2011 | Gay Voices
Joe Solmonese

We can continue making progress toward DOMA repeal, passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and achieving safer schools for our youth. Or we can watch anti-LGBT lawmakers erase our progress.

Amanda Terkel

Gay Military Members Wear Uniforms To Big LGBT Dinner | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 15th annual fundraising dinner for the Human Rights Campaign on Saturday was different from past events for one big reason: Openly g...

Obama Headlines Gay Rights Dinner

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sharp rebuke of his Republican rivals, President Barack Obama said anyone who wants to be commander in chief must support the entir...

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Daniel Cates | Posted 11.29.2011 | Gay Voices
Daniel Cates

We can expect business as usual from our president at the annual HRC dinner. We can expect some well-chosen words about "forging ahead," all while glossing over or ignoring the real issues that impact the lives of the LGBT community.

Obama To Address Human Rights Campaign Saturday

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to address the nation's largest gay rights group this weekend in an effort to mollify an uneasy Democr...

The Indictment of America

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

I'm really afraid that our beloved country, America, is standing on its last wobbly legs. I'm worried that the karmic effects of our negative actions will finally come home to roost.

Obama's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" Pledge Questioned By Gays

AP | CHRISTINE SIMMONS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama restated his campaign pledge to allow homosexual men and women to serve openly in the military, but many in ...