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Rick Santorum Excited By Pope Francis: 'What He's Doing Is The Right Thing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although Pope Francis has been hailed for being more open to gays and lesbians within the Roman Catholic Church than his predecessors we...

Santorum: Liberals 'Make It Uncomfortable For Students' To Shower At The Gym

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m. -- Byron York of the Washington Examiner supplies some key context that former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) did not explicitly mention...

Rick Santorum: Boy Scouts Shouldn't Allow Gays

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum has long spoken out against gay rights, a moral standpoint he believes must apply to the Boy Scouts of Ame...

Rick Santorum Disgusted With Pro-Gay, Pro-Abortion, Pro-Porn College Indoctrination

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.18.2013 | College

Rick Santorum said the nation's colleges are promoting a "sea of antagonism toward Christianity" and "indoctrinating" its youth with ideals that suppo...

Who Said It?: Rick Santorum Vs. Eminem

The Huffington Post | Becca Frucht, MTV News | Posted 04.01.2012 | College

Don’t worry, kids -- Newt and Kanye haven’t cornered the market on cray quotes. And sure, Mitt may be stealin’ Eminem’s beats, but it’s Rick...

Dan Savage: Santorum 'Can Pray For Me, I'll Gay For Him'

Posted 03.21.2012 | Gay Voices

Dan Savage has fired back at Rick Santorum after the Republican presidential candidate promised to "pray for" the outspoken sex columnist in an interv...

Santorum Is Bad For LGBT Adults, Worse For LGBT Youth

Joseph Ward III | Posted 05.21.2012 | Religion
Joseph Ward III

Elections are no excuse for promoting an ideology that destroys the lives of kids. Let's send a supportive message to young people this campaign year and beyond: America's religious communities are with you.

Gay Couple Thrown Out Of Santorum Rally After Kissing

Palatine Patch | Savannah Ziegelbauer | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

Two men who kissed one another were kicked out of presidential candidate Rick Santorum's rally Friday evening at Christian Liberty Academy in Arlingto...

Who Is Voting For Santorum, Anyway?

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Rick Santorum impressed everyone again with more state primary victories this week. Will someone please explain this to me: who are these people voting for Rick Santorum? Do they live in the same country I live in? Do they live in the same century I live in?

It's the Economy, Stupid

The Minnesota Daily | Posted 05.14.2012 | College
The Minnesota Daily

Social issues don't typically dominate the discussion in gloomy economies. So why are they in this election?

Does America Need an Angry President?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Americans may be worried about their jobs, unsure of the future or not satisfied with President Obama. All these things could help the Republicans, but not if they expect voters to be as angry as Rick Santorum.

Top Ten Benefits of a Rick Santorum Presidency

James Napoli | Posted 04.16.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

We seem to be in an anything-can-happen moment. And we must prepare for the logical outcome of that moment by being as positive as we can be about its consequences.

Rick Santorum is a Disaster for Teens

Alex Bonser | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home
Alex Bonser

The future leaders of America must wake up and make their voices heard in American politics before Santorum's conservative rhetoric drowns them out completely.

Dan Savage Talks 'Insanely Dirty' Santorum Joke

Nick Wing | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Sex advice columnist and outspoken gay rights activist Dan Savage, on his way to the University of North Texas to serve as keynote speaker for a Equit...

Rick Santorum: Homosexuality 'Not Healthy' For Society

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum took a swipe at the gay community on Tuesday, proving that the multiple glitter-bomb attacks he received this week have done nothing to ...

Rick Santorum: Gay Rights Views Looming Over Candidacy

Buzz Feed | Rosie Gray | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Everywhere he goes, they follow. Rick Santorum rocketed out of Iowa trying to talk about the economy. The last thing he was looking for was a dustu...

Reject Any Candidate Who Campaigns to Keep Us Second-Class

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 03.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

Within the LGBT community we will continue to have political debates, but for future generations let us agree that we will not support candidates whose stated goal is to ensure that we will forever remain second-class citizens.

How Rick Santorum Is Bringing Homophobia Right Into Our Home

Bill Horn and Scout Masterson | Posted 03.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Bill Horn and Scout Masterson

This political season, and the anti-gay rhetoric that comes along with it, is raising a troubling issue in our household: how do we explain homophobia to our daughter, and when do we do that?

Supporter With Gay Son Questions Santorum's Stance

Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum and his wife, Karen, faced a direct question from a supporter this week who appeared to be struggling ...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: Rick Santorum Supporters Say The Darndest Things

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, NH -- Rick Santorum finished in fifth place Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary election, earning only 9.3% of the vote. The showing was ...

An Open Letter To Rick Santorum, From A Gay Father Of Two Adopted Sons

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 03.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Would you have preferred that our son's birth mother raise her son when she fully realized she was ill-equipped to do so? Would you have preferred that our other son remain with his birth parents, given their ongoing issues with drug use and poor parenting?

Rick Santorum's Totalitarian Instincts

James Peron | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
James Peron

Taxes reduce individual choice by stripping people of the economic means of achieving their goals, but the regulations that conservatives love, strip people of their very individuality.

Rick Santorum Now Claims He Never Compared Homosexuality with Bestiality

Matt Bieber | Posted 03.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Matt Bieber

I'm pretty sure Rick Santorum lied to my face on Friday. I started to ask Santorum about his quotation comparing loving homosexual relationships with bestiality. He broke in: "Read the quote." He hadn't compared the two, he claimed.

A Vice President Santorum?

Michael Cole-Schwartz | Posted 03.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Cole-Schwartz

While the idea of Santorum as commander-in-chief may be far-fetched, the possibility of him anywhere near the levers of power is this country should be a gigantic wake-up call for all fair-minded Americans.

Santorum Asked: 'Would You Abort A Gay Baby?'

Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Questions over GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum's stance on gay rights and abortion continued to hound him on the campaign trail Monday, when ...