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Paul Ryan's Hometown Extends Domestic Partnership Benefits

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 11.13.2012 | Gay Voices

On Nov. 12, the city council of Paul Ryan's hometown, Janesville, Wisconsin, voted to extend domestic partnership benefits to city employees. Accordin...

Setting It Straight: Why Gays Won't Win

Michael Solis | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Solis

How did it come to be that lesbians and gays still have to contort themselves to fit into some straight mold? An undeniable factor is leadership. The LGBT community lives in a world that has been designed by and for straight people -- or straight white males.

Paul Ryan: Gay Marriage Is Not An 'American' Or 'Universal Human Value'

Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan reiterated his well-known opposition to same-sex marriage in Cincinnati today. As ThinkProgress no...

When Enough Is Enough: Get Out And Shout

John Carroll | Posted 10.21.2012 | Gay Voices
John Carroll

I have to admit, it's been a long time since I've felt the need to be politically active. But When Mike Huckabee spoke out in favor of Chick-fil-A's anti-gay stance and called for a "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day," and thousands upon thousands of like-minded people showed up, it woke me up.

Paul Ryan: Poster Boy Of Today's Extreme GOP

Waymon Hudson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

Ryan's extreme social conservatism, which he prefers to hide under his fiscal views, is a perfect example of the state of today's GOP, which has been taken over by far-right ideologues who distract with tax and deficit talk as they seek to march civil rights back to the Dark Ages.

McVeepy

Domenick Scudera | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

If McVeepy gets elected and helps swing our country to the far right, my chances of marrying my partner will be greatly diminished. But the thought of four years of looking into those dreamy blue eyes is enough for this gay voter. Who needs rights?

Paul Ryan's History On Gay Rights

The Advocate | Posted 08.11.2012 | Gay Voices

Romney supports amending the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex marriage. And Ryan twice voted in support of the failed Federal Marriage Amendment in 2...