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Last Night I Dreamed Of You And Now, I Must Say Goodbye

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

Last night I dreamed of you We were talking and laughing like old friends And even though we have never met We share a knowing So, last night we gathe...

Obama Admits His Daughters Helped Change His Stance On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 04.23.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama revealed on Saturday that his children helped him understand why embracing civil unions was not the same as endorsing marriage ...

Social Security for Two: What Every LGBT Couple Needs to Know Now

David Rae | Posted 08.20.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes figuring out what the hell to do about Social Security. Retirement planning can be quite complicated for anyone, but the newness of Social Security options for LGBT couples find some of us unprepared.

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 | 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 | 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...

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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'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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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' | 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...

The First Time I Heard the Word 'Lesbian'

Kim Corsaro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.