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Man On Trump’s Short List For UN Ambassador Has History Of Sexist Comments

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.17.2016 | Women

President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly considering Richard Grenell ― a man with a reputation for launching sexist attacks through his Twitter ac...

Michael Calderone

Conservatives Downplay Secret Romney Video | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.18.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney didn't apologize Monday night for remarks at a closed-door fundraiser about how voters suppo...

Don't Vote Against Obama Because Of Gay Marriage: Former Romney Spokesman

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's ousted foreign policy spokesman Richard Grenell has penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal making the case that same-sex marriage w...

Let Me Guess: Mitt Romney Has Gay Friends

Michael Keegan | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Having gay friends doesn't absolve one of anti-gay prejudice any more than loving one's wife and daughters absolves one of defunding Planned Parenthood. Even if you'd be happy to have gay people over to dinner, that doesn't give you a pass to deny them fundamental rights.

Romney Makes Campaign Stop In Denver Today

Posted 05.09.2012 | Denver

Mitt Romney will be making his first campaign stop in Colorado since he lost to Rick Santorum in the February caucuses. His campaign has two event...

Both Sides: Has Obama Grown in Office? OK to Tout OBL Death?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgWhat matters more with Bin Laden - the raid or an ad? Dizzy Dean: "It ain't bragging if you done it."

Libertarian Nominee Slams GOP For Gay Staffer Flap

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.06.2012 | Politics

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson officially became the Libertarian Party's nominee for President on Saturday with 70 percent of the vote, and o...

Anti-Gay Pundit: Grenell's Resignation Shows Romney 'Can Be Pushed Around By A Yokel' Like Me

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It looks like Bryan Fischer's digs at Richard Grenell, and the Romney campaign that backed him, just won't stop. The conservative evangelist took ...

Gay Spokesman's Resignation Reveals The True Mitt

The New Republic | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics

Who is the real Mitt Romney? Richard Grenell, the openly gay conservative who abruptly resigned as a Romney campaign spokesman, has answered that ques...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For May 4, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

This coming Tuesday, in Indiana, voters will go the polls in the GOP Senate primary to decide if they are going to stick with six-term Sen. Dick Lugar...

The Celebration Of Richard Grenell's Resignation Shows How Similar The Far Left And Far Right Have Become

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cyd Zeigler

Want to know if you've drifted into the divisive political extreme? If you celebrated the resignation of Richard Grenell from the Romney campaign this week, you fit the bill. You're part of the problem of division in this country.

Richard Grenell: Romney's Gay Fall Guy

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

It has always been clear that Romney is neither a friend nor an ally to the LGBTQ community. But it is also evident that Romney is neither a friend nor ally to those LGBTQ Republicans who would work on his behalf to get him elected.

Romney Adviser: 'Voices Of Intolerance' Led To Spokesman Quitting

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney strategist Eric Fehrnstrom said Friday that "voices of intolerance" arose after the campaign hired openly gay national spokesman Richard G...

Richard Grenell, Romney and the (Religious) Politics of Hate

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

If you came to earth from another planet right now as the proverbial "visitor from Mars" and tried to figure out what most religions all seem agree on and care about most you'd conclude that it was about keeping women down and bashing gays. Call this the "ecumenism of oppression."

WATCH: Michelangelo Signorile Visits 'The Young Turks' To Talk About Richard Grenell

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

HuffPost Gay Voices Editor-at-Large Michelangelo Signorile visited Current TV's "The Young Turks" last night to chat about the controversy surrounding...

WATCH: Stewart Criticizes Homophobic Right Wingers

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 05.03.2012 | Comedy

Now that he's presumably locked in place as the GOP candidate, Mitt Romney has had to pivot his campaign to the center in order to appeal to the great...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Campaign Thought Grenell Flap Had 'Blown Over' | Jon Ward | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Romney spokesman Richard Grenell left the campaign because he felt like his reputation was being destroyed by criticism and he wa...

How Romney's Gay Spokesman Was Muzzled

The Dish | Andrew Sullivan | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics

Some actual reporting from yours truly. It seems clear from sources close to Grenell and reporters on the foreign policy beat that his turning point c...

Sam Stein

Romney Camp Says They Begged Openly Gay Adviser To Stay | Sam Stein | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Richard Grenell, who abruptly resigned as presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's foreign policy spokesman on Tuesday, was not pressured to...

The Richard Grenell Fiasco: How A Cynical Political Move Blew Up In Mitt Romney's Face

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Why is Richard Grenell's resignation a win? Because Grenell was being used for cover by a candidate with abhorrently anti-gay positions, a man who has promised to "propose and promote" a federal marriage amendment if elected president.

WATCH: Romney Spokesman's Resignation Is 'A Huge Win,' Says Anti-Gay Pundit

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The ink on Richard Grenell's resignation is barely dry, but already one right-wing pundit is taking credit. American Family Association (AFA) radi...

Michael Calderone

Openly Gay Romney Spokesman Resigns After Two Weeks | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Richard Grenell, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's controversial choice for national security spokesman, is leaving the campaign less...

Gay Men Who Lesbian-Bash: What's Up With That?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Why would a gay man make a homophobic comment about a lesbian? Actually, it's all too common. And much of it (but certainly not all) comes from gay conservatives who seem to be embarrassed by much of the LGBT community.

What Romney's Choice Of A Gay Spokesman Means

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

A few weeks ago I noted that the president must distinguish himself further from Mitt Romney on the gay issue, given that Romney, wrapping up the primaries, would now be trying to blur the lines. Sure enough, the blurring began last week.

WATCH: Anti-Gay Radio Host Slams Mitt Romney's New Gay Spokesman

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A prominent rightwing pundit has slammed GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's decision to appoint an openly gay man as a national security and for...