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Franklin Graham: Obama Has 'Shaken His Fist' At God

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Evangelist Franklin Graham said in a statement Thursday that President Barack Obama had "shaken his fist" at God when he affirmed his support for same...

14 Steps That Will 'Evolve' Your Views On Gay Marriage

Buzzfeed | Matt Stopera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Attention! People who don't like gay people! Read this!...

Lesbian Mom Sends Heartfelt Open Letter To Obama

Kathryn Hamm | Posted 07.10.2012 | Weddings
Kathryn Hamm

On an otherwise unremarkable day -- May 9, 2012 -- you touched my heart when you 'came out' and said publicly that you have come to believe that same-sex couples deserve more than civil unions and should be allowed to marry legally.

Michael Calderone

Why The Washington Post Held Romney Prep School Story In Print | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post's Jason Horowitz shook up the political world Thursday morning with a deeply reported story about Mitt Romney's prep s...

Shut My Mouth: The President Has Evolved!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

It seems like just yesterday that I wrote a HuffPost blog complaining about our president and vice president and their "evolving" opinions on gay marriage. Actually, it was yesterday. What a difference a day makes.

Obama's Bold Move On Gay Marriage Presents Opportunities And Pitfalls

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Besen

The president and his advisers must have calculated that the benefits of appearing resolute and firm outweighed the costs of alienating conservative democrats in swing states. In a sense, Obama pulled a card from George W. Bush's playbook, saying to voters, I am the Decider.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Apologizes For Bullying Gay Classmate In Prep School | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney made a surprise appearance on Fox host Brian Kilmeade's radio show Thursday morning to respond to a lengthy Washington Post ...

Obama, Marriage, and 'VOTE HERE'

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

President Obama knows that a growing number of Americans and people of faith understand this as a simple matter of fairness for all families. Obama has chosen to stand in the gap, even as conservatives manipulate religion to undermine the core value of equal standing before the law.

Bristol Responds To Obama's Gay Marriage Announcement

Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Bristol Palin is not satisfied with President Obama's explanation of how he evolved to support gay marriage--by talking with his family and friends. ...

DEBATE: Obama Same-Sex Marriage Stance Risks His Chances For Reelection

MacGregor Thomson | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home
MacGregor Thomson

Below are some arguments from HuffPost Pundit users on whether the President's new stance lowers his chances for reelection. Who makes the strongest argument? Place your votes and give us your best argument in the comments below.

Team Obama Already Hitting Romney Over Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's campaign is using his support of gay marriage to draw a contrast with Republican rival Mitt Romney. The mornin...

Obama and Evolution

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Booker Has Interesting Praise For Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D), who has long favored same-sex marriage, praised President Barack Obama's announcement on the "Rachel Maddow Show" on Wed...

What Obama's Decision Means

Linda Durnell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Linda Durnell

Marriage, love, honor and commitment: Why are these words used only to describe heterosexual couples? How ridiculous is this? These are basic human rights and to deny one group the ability to have equal treatment and rights under the law is insane.

WATCH: 'The Golden Girls' And Gay Marriage: Classic Sitcom Showed Support 20 Years Before Obama

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Any television show that features plot lines about topics like gay marriage, AIDS, women's sexuality, death, and immigration could be considered contr...

Americans Split On Big Obama Announcement

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Kate Varnum was at her Iowa home watching her newly adopted infant son when news flashed that Barack Obama had become the first sit...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: Biden 'Got Out A Little Bit Over His Skis' On Gay Marriage | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama conceded Thursday that Vice President Joe Biden forced his hand in endorsing same-sex marriage sooner than he wou...

WATCH: Maddow's Personal Reaction To Obama Gay Marriage Endorsement

Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow reacted to President Obama endorsing same-sex marriage, calling Wednesday a "historic day in civil rights in this country." On her M...

Obama Holding Record-Setting Event Following Big Announcement

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

SEATTLE — President Barack Obama wasted little time casting Republican rival Mitt Romney as "backwards on equality" on Thursday, eager to transf...

PHOTOS: How Media Covered Obama's Gay Marriage Endorsement

Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

Following ABC's 3:00 p.m. breaking news brief that Obama endorsed same-sex marriage on Wednesday, news sites immediately splashed the announcement acr...

Reid Notes Personal Beliefs In Response To Obama Announcement

AP | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he believes marriage should be between a man and a woman but that states should decide whether it...

Local Leaders React To Obama's Big Announcement

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.10.2012 | San Francisco

President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to openly support same-sex marriage on Wednesday. In an interview with ABC, Obama cleare...

Mitt Romney: 'I'm Not Running On Marriage And Marijuana'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney got a touch testy with a local Colorado reporter on Wednesday after fielding several successive questions on social issues and immigration...

Gay GOP Groups: Good Obama Adopted Cheney Position On Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Two groups for gay conservatives gave faint praise Wednesday to President Barack Obama for saying that he backs same-sex marriage, but slammed the ann...

Why Gay Marrieds Still Face An Uphill Battle

Richard Komaiko | Posted 07.09.2012 | Divorce
Richard Komaiko

Obama's support of same-sex marriage brings gay rights proponents one step closer to the dream of equality in marriage, but it also raises important questions about the legality of gay divorce.