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Bill To Repeal Defense Of Marriage Act Gains Another Republican Co-sponsor | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats picked up another GOP co-sponsor of legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal law that gives states...

Republican Activists Push Party On Gay Marriage

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop...

Republican Group Comes Out In Support Of Gay Marriage

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A group of Republicans have come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-se...

LOOK: Hawaii's Historic Week In Photos

Posted 11.03.2013 | Hawaii

It was a historic week in Hawaii. Governor Neil Abercrombie called a special session of the Hawaii State Legislature to review SB1, a bill that would ...

5,181 Signed Up To Testify On Gay Marriage, Governor Says 'Democracy Taking Place'

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics

Five days into a special session, Gov. Neil Abercrombie does not yet have a same-sex marriage bill to sign. But he's not worried. Asked about the h...

Kauai Mayor May Have Crippled Island's Legal Fight Against GMO Giants

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 11.02.2013 | Green

Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho is being accused of a one-two punch — both below the belt. He garnered a lot of attention Thursday when he vetoed a ...

State Republicans Have Strange Questions Regarding Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Civil Beat | Chad Blair and Nathan Eagle | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

An indication of just how long a joint committee of House lawmakers would be listening to testimony on same-sex marriage legislation came about two ho...

The Real Threat to the GOP

Robert Creamer | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Without the social policy "wedge issues" that the GOP has used for decades to distract the attention of working class voters from the Republican Party establishment's core economic interests, the GOP risks being defined forever by that iconic "47 percent" moment -- and many like it to come.

The Bipartisan/Nonpartisan Push For Marriage Equality

Donna Red Wing | Posted 05.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Donna Red Wing

The Republican Party was founded on principles of individual liberty and limited government, and what could be more antithetical to those principles than telling someone that they can't marry the person they love? We know that these conversations are happening around the country.

A Gay Dad's Open Letter to Laura Bush on Quitting the Gay Marriage Ad

Rob Watson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

In 2010, you appeared on Larry King. It was during that interview that you endorsed families such as mine, and to be honest, it was my turn to be shocked. The cynical side of me wanted to say that it was "too little, too late," but mostly, I was warmly gratified. Now, you seem to want to pull it back.

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.