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No, President Obama Is Not 'The First Gay President'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Even if you accept Toni Morrison's premise that Bill Clinton was "the first black president," which of course Andrew Sullivan is working off of in his essay in Newsweek, it just falls flat when applied to Obama and gays.

Adam Goldberg

WATCH: Newsweek's Editor-In-Chief Discusses 'First Gay President' Cover | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.18.2012 | Media

On Wednesday, The Huffington Post spoke with Newsweek editor-in-chief Tina Brown about the magazine's latest cover image, which features President Bar...

WATCH: Maher Talks Obama, Gay Marriage

Posted 05.16.2012 | Comedy

Newsweek recently celebrated Barack Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage by running a cover that depicted the President donning a rainbow halo and...

The Cosmic Dancer: Obama and Shiva

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

Newsweek may have misused a religious icon, but it also gave us a reason to contemplate a sublime metaphorical image.

Obama Writes Essay For Newsweek: 'Why Haiti Matters' | Barack Obama | NEWSWEEK  | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the last week, we have been deeply moved by the heartbreaking images of the devastation in Haiti: parents searching through rubble for sons and dau...

Back-Talking Barack: The Influence of MyBO FISA Group & Netroots Nation

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

In this week's Wilshire & Washington show, Dr. Karen North stops by to talk about online engagement and how the user-made anti-FISA group on is the way of the future.

Obama On Newsweek Cover: Finding His Faith

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In 1981 Barack Obama was 20 years old, a Columbia University student in search of the meaning of life. He was torn a million different ways: between y...

Newsweek Cover Story: Obama's "Bubba" Gap

Newsweek | Evan Thomas, Holly Bailey and Richard Wolffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There was a time, not so long ago, when the advisers to John McCain worried a great deal about running against Barack Obama. "We'll never get those ki...

Media Love: Obama Scores Newsweek Cover

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama was badly in need of sleep, but he wasn't going to get any just yet. Late last Wednesday night, the candidate and his wife, Michelle, col...