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Obama Strains To Win Back Favor Of Gays With LGBT Event At White House

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama, under fire from some gay and lesbian groups for what they see as slow movement on two of their most important issues, is taking steps...

Gay Pride Parade Marks 40th Anniversary Of Stonewall

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Decades after a riot at a Greenwich Village bar sparked a movement for equal rights, gay New Yorkers celebrated their gains at Sunday...

Are You Really Married? (Hundreds of Thousands of Gay Couples Say They Are)

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip N. Cohen

One of the dirty not-so-little-secrets of the same-sex marriage debate is that the everyday benefits of marriage don't require legal marriage at all.

Gay Bar Raid In Texas Protested: Excessive Force Alleged

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FORT WORTH (AP) -- Protesters upset with the way police conducted a raid on a gay nightclub rallied in downtown Fort Worth. Seven people were arreste...

Stonewall and Pride

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kenneth C. Davis

There have been many remarkable changes in this country and the world over the past 40 years -- an African American president, the woman's right move...

NY Gay Pride Parade 2009 Information

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York City's 40th annual Gay Pride parade takes place this Sunday on June 29. Organized by the Heritage of Pride organization, the march proceeds ...

Code Orange And June Bugs

Rochelle Lefkowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rochelle Lefkowitz

It's June, that month more or less identified with weddings -- and Rainbow Pride -- and we seem to have been busily courting a new generation to embrace gay marriage.

Stonewall Inn Riots 40th Anniversary

New York Daily News | Carrie Melago | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They were the riots that spawned a revolution, the nights of protest that led to the dawn of the gay rights movement. Forty years ago this weekend, po...

Iran: "The Whole World is Watching"

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joan E. Dowlin

Seeing all the blogs on the Huffington Post made me realize that Americans of all political persuasions care deeply about this issue of oppression in Iran.

Our Moral Imperative

Rea Carey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rea Carey

Last week's Department of Justice brief defending DOMA was not merely disappointing, it was a public abrogation of the promise of equality the president himself embraced as a candidate.

Meeting the Maysles: Grey Gardens Comes to Harlem

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Bred to be lovely and pleasant, to take for granted an ample supply of cash, the women of Grey Gardens were essentially abandoned to languish in a mansion infested with raccoons and cats.

Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

This month, we mark the 40th anniversary of Stonewall, when the struggle for full citizenship for LGBT Americans began in earnest.

Re-Gifting

Kate Clinton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Clinton

The same year I began my career, Pope John Paul and President Ronald Reagan began their careers. It was also the year that gay men began dying from AIDS.

Stonewall 2.0: It's What We Make of It

Jennifer Chrisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jennifer Chrisler

Stonewall was no accident, yet it was not an orchestrated affair. It was a moment and it became what we made of it.

First, You Get Mad

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Wow. It's kind of unbelievable, really. You take something away from people, and they get angry. Take away hard won rights, and equal protection for t...

Gay Rights More Fully Integrated At 2008 DNC

Calvin Gipson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Calvin Gipson

"Although the platform is not emphasizing same-sex marriage, if you look around you'll see that the sky has not fallen. The bigots are still bigots but mainstream people do not feel threatened by same-sex marriage," said Kaplan, a Massachusetts DNC delegate.

Precedent George Bush

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bush's term in office will be remembered for the precedents it set, particularly in relation to the presidential power, and the separation of powers between the three branches of U.S. government.

Pride, A Deeper Love

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles Karel Bouley

Marriage isn't anybody's right. No one has a right to gay marriage, it's not in the Constitution. So under the law, there's no given right. The only time the "right" comes up is when someone tries to take it away.