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Small Victories in the War for Equality

David Lampo | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices
David Lampo

Nearly every day, we are winning small victories that, looked at collectively, demonstrate that we're making real progress and therefore should be hopeful that one day soon a majority of elected Republicans and party officials will support gay rights, including same-sex marriage.

More Republicans Need to Join the Fight for LGBT Equality

Fred Karger | Posted 09.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

The party of Lincoln should once again be the party of equality. More Republicans should join President Obama and so many other Democrats in the fight for the freedom to marry for all LGBT Americans. Ronald Reagan would undoubtedly be championing that fight if he were alive today.

Jennifer Bendery

House Republican Introduces Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As promised, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) introduced legislation late Friday to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gay marriage. The b...

Election 2012: Trust Romney... Because He's Lying?

Waymon Hudson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

Supporters of Romney are now trying desperately to spin his lack of moral certainty as a good thing. The argument for Romney has become: "You don't like this current Romney? Don't worry, he'll change into whatever you want after the election and be great! Trust us!"

The Big Lie: 'I Love My Gay Friends, But I'm Voting For Romney Anyway'

Christopher Hennessy | Posted 12.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Christopher Hennessy

We have a week left. Share your feelings with those who love you, and ask that they do the right thing. Tell them that the future they think Romney will give them comes at a cost, sadly. And it might not be their friends but their very children who ask for their money back.

The 10 Greatest Indignities Against LGBT People

Rob Watson | Posted 12.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

Why are we mad? Because for too long LGBT people in our society have been stripped of simple dignity and decency. We have been denied all the things that we are supposed to deserve in a country based on "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

Do The Math: Party Matters In The Fight For LGBT Equality

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 12.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Rep. Barney Frank

There is simply no logical basis whatsoever for arguing that voting for Republicans this year is a good way to advance LGBT legal equality. Yet the Log Cabin Republicans argue exactly that. Given the stakes for our rights in this election, it is important to examine their rationale.

Election 2012: Rhetoric, The Record, And The Reality Of Equality

Waymon Hudson | Posted 11.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

One of the favored talking points that conservatives like to direct at the LGBT community is that "Obama is just pandering for your votes with his support of marriage equality." But a look beyond that rhetoric, going deep into the record, tells a vastly different story.

The Wrong Side Of History

Lucas Case | Posted 07.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Lucas Case

When President Barack Obama told the nation last week that he supports same-sex marriage, I wanted to believe that his announcement was merely a communication error. This is something I wanted my party, the Republican Party, to be the first to make progress on.

Why Democrats Should Accept And Collaborate With Gay Republicans

Padraig McCoid | Posted 07.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Padraig McCoid

Between the two parties, Democrats are the clear choice if a voter considers gay rights an important issue. The reality we must embrace, though, is that we need Republicans to pass federal protections.

Amanda Terkel

Republicans Finally Film 'It Gets Better' Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the New Jersey congressional delegation have filmed an anti-bullying video for the It Gets Better P...

Calling Out the GOP's Anti-LGBT Falsehoods

Dan Rafter | Posted 12.02.2011 | Gay Voices
Dan Rafter

Whether it's Republicans in Congress, Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann, or organizations like the FRC and AFA, people are advancing dangerous and outdated ideas that don't reflect the values of mainstream Americans.

GOPride and Prejudice

Karl Frisch | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

It really is a shame that these White House hopefuls haven't an ounce of the courage displayed by a handful of Republicans in the New York State Senate.