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Obama Backed Marriage Equality 2 Years Ago -- So How Do Gay Men Feel About Him Now?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.09.2014 | Gay Voices

To mark the two-year anniversary of President Barack Obama's declared support of same-sex marriage, popular gay social media app Jack'd has released a...

How The President Got To ‘I Do' On Same-Sex Marriage

The New York Times | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

By presidential fund-raising standards, the dinner at the St. Regis hotel in Washington in April 2011 was an intimate one. President Obama made the ro...

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...

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's Gay Marriage Endorsement One Year Later (PHOTO)

Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to publicly endorse marriage equality one year ago on Thursday, when he told ABC News' Robin...

Anachronistic Jesus

Kari Gremore | Posted 06.10.2013 | Comedy
Kari Gremore

Jesus Christ bit into his Chick fil-A sandwich, giving thanks for the time travel machine that the Father Almighty had invented -- or rather the one Noah had unknowingly invented.

WATCH: Young Boy Preaches Homosexuals 'Are Worthy Of Death' In Front Of Church

Posted 04.01.2013 | Gay Voices

A young demonstrator took aim at North Carolina's Green Street United Methodist Church after its recent pledge to stop performing weddings until same-...

Homophobic Support of Same-Sex Marriage Is Annoying

Tim Young | Posted 05.29.2013 | Comedy
Tim Young

Apparently, in a lot of ignorant people's minds, if you come out in support of same-sex marriage, you're just straight up "coming out," and that's really stupid.

Obama: Gay Marriage Is 'Consistent With Our Constitution'

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama appeared on Spanish-language network Telemundo, where he discussed the current hot-button issue of gay marriage, ...

The Gay Marriage Tipping Point

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Chris Weigant

I think that gay marriage is going to win, in the end -- even if the Supreme Court ducks the issue this year. As civil rights battles go, the country has moved extraordinarily fast to where we find ourselves now: the point of no return.

Obama Takes Step Forward On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama said he could not imagine a circumstance in which a state banning gay marriage was legal, wading into an issue he initially sai...

Luke Johnson

Obama: 'We Cannot Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples When It Comes To Marriage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he does not think California's Proposition 8 is constitutional, reflecting the view of his Justi...

Obama Mulls Wading Into Major Supreme Court Decision

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage, a step that ...

The First Time I Heard the Word 'Lesbian'

Kim Corsaro | Posted 04.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Kim Corsaro

Growing up the daughter of a conservative Baptist minister, I was sheltered, to say the least. Later on, when I learned what lesbian meant, it didn't seem like such a big deal.

Bad News For America's Gay Marriage Opponents

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | Gay Voices

* Urgent call to donors ahead of March Supreme Court arguments * Mormon fundraising falls off after 2008 California battle ...

President Obama Must Evolve Again On Marriage Equality

John Becker | Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

Obama must publicly acknowledge before the U.S. Supreme Court that the Constitution's guarantee of equal protection under the law applies to all couples who wish to marry, regardless of the state in which they live or whether their spouse is named Michael or Michelle.

Michelangelo Signorile

Anti-Gay Pastor Makes Shocking Claim About Washington's Marriage Equality Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.21.2012 | Gay Voices

"I said to [the National Organization for Marriage], 'You think I’m controversial because I don’t look white,'” Ken Hutcherson, senior pastor of...

There's No Going Back!

Lorri L. Jean | Posted 01.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Lorri L. Jean

What a difference four years make! In the progress of social justice movements, it's rare to see change happen this quickly, but the tide of LGBT civil rights has turned. Tuesday's election is historic for everyone who supports our country's principles of freedom and justice.

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

Joe Sudbay | Posted 01.08.2013 | Gay 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.

Election Night Gay Marriage Victories Condemned By NOM's Brian Brown, Maggie Gallagher

Posted 11.08.2012 | Gay Voices

Election Night victories for same-sex marriage in four U.S. states have garnered praise from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advo...

President Obama's Marriage Miracle

Dana Beyer | Posted 01.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Not once in 32 previous campaigns were the efforts of marriage equality advocates sufficient. It took presidential leadership -- bravery, guts and plain human decency -- to add the final soupçon of sufficiency to allow us to run the table in a tidal wave of liberation this week.

Vote Equality

Lynette Mae | Posted 01.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Lynette Mae

The gains made for equality are fragile, and we've seen what can happen when we allow those who stand against us to frame the message. The stakes for those of you with marriage equality on the ballot are high, and the implications for the rest of the country are huge.

Our First Election Out Of The Closet

Guy Branum | Posted 01.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Guy Branum

We're used to hiding: hiding externally to protect ourselves from the hostility of others, and hiding in our own heads from reminders of a world that rejects us. But times have changed. President Obama has come out in support of us. We have to come out in support of ourselves, too.