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Obama Is 'Obsessed' With Homosexuality, According To This Right-Wing Source

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) generated headlines this week for an open letter he wrote to Michael Sam, who made ...

'Gay' Obama Should 'Come Out Of The Closet,' Says Pundit

Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices

President Barack Obama's historic embrace of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights has prompted many critics to come forward. But o...

Michelangelo Signorile

Gay California Congressman Is 'Optimistic' Obama Will File Prop 8 Brief

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.12.2013 | Gay Voices

With less than a day before the deadline runs out, openly gay Congressman Mark Takano again urged President Obama to file an amicus brief with the U.S...

We Are All Just People

Elan Barnehama | Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Elan Barnehama

By any measure there have been tremendous gains in acceptance. But still, the list containing Mollie Olgin and Kristene Chapa, Jadin Bell, Tyler Clementi, Matthew Shepard, and countless others is not shrinking.

WATCH: Pastor Responds To Obama's Embrace Of 'Gay-Lesbian Agenda' By Burning Effigy

Posted 01.28.2013 | Gay Voices

The infamous Quran-burning pastor expressed his disdain for President Barack Obama's support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...

Bad News For Westboro Baptist Church

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Bad news for the Westboro Baptist Church and other right-wing groups: the percentage of Americans who sincerely believe that homosexuality is a sin ha...

Obama Is 'So Absolutely Delighted' By Historic Gay Marriage Wins, Advisor Says

Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices

In addition to his own election victory, President Barack Obama is reportedly "so absolutely delighted" by the four historic same-sex marriage wins ac...

Could LGBT Voters Be The Pivotal Voice In Obama's Re-Election?

Posted 11.02.2012 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) voters could have a huge impact on Election Day, a new Logo TV poll has found. Conducted by Harris I...

WATCH: Zachary Quinto, Chaz Bono And Jane Lynch Speak Out For Obama

Posted 10.16.2012 | Gay Voices

Zachary Quinto, Wanda Sykes and Chaz Bono are just three of the many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) celebrities to endorse President Ob...

Michelangelo Signorile

Why Obama's Gay Marriage Support Is 'A Very Big Deal For Us'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices

The campaign manager of Marylanders for Marriage Equality is confident but cautious about recent polls that have shown voters could affirm marriage eq...

Pregnant... With Anticipation

Jonathan Del Arco | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Del Arco

Simply put, I'm gay, Latino and an immigrant so this President has displayed his love for me many times over, I though it was my turn to give it back.

Obama Had Secret 'Gay Life' While He Was A Senator, Tea Party Activist Reports

Posted 09.12.2012 | Gay Voices

The right wing Tea Party author and conspiracy theorist who last month suggested that Obama might be secretly gay is at it again, this time citing bot...

WATCH: Margaret Cho Talks Gay Marriage, LGBT Voters On HuffPost Live

Posted 08.23.2012 | Gay Voices

The nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) voters prioritize the same issues of the economy, unemployment, and health care as the rest...

New Survey Reveals Priorities For LGBT Voters, Shifting Attitudes For General Population

Posted 08.23.2012 | Gay Voices

Same-sex marriage may be dominating the headlines nationwide, but political candidates' stances on other LGBT-relevant issues are also significantly i...

Obama Pride: President's Gay Marriage Support Prompts Line Of LGBT-Friendly Merchandise

Posted 05.16.2012 | Gay Voices

It might have divided Washington, but President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage last week has drawn ample praise from many high-profile lesbi...

Gimme, Gimme (Another Four Years and I'll Stand With You)

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

New York has just legalized gay marriage, while the dust settles on President Obama's NYC efforts to garner money and votes from the gay community.

Obama Affirms Support For Repealing DOMA, Says His Stance On Gay Marriage Is 'Evolving'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday evening, with the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell headed for the president's desk, Barack Obama signaled that he will continue to push for ...

Obama's Big Gay Speech: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huffington Post

President Obama will address the Human Rights Campaign -- the largest gay rights fundraiser in the country -- this Saturday, and a number of HuffPost bloggers have weighed in.

Gay Rights Speech: What Should Obama Say Tonight?

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jose Antonio Vargas

What should Obama -- the first minority president -- say in what's being called his "big gay speech"?

The Gay Guide to Obama's Remarks Today

Lane Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lane Hudson

The administration has taken backward steps away from fulfilling the vision Obama laid out for LGBT Americans. What the president says today will be far more consequential than what he does.

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.

WATCH: Speak Out Against The Jim Crow Of Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

2009-05-15-jimcrowvid.jpgI'm just personally sick of the stupidity of kicking people out of the military simply because of who they love.

Obama On The Spot Over Gay Partner Benefits

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just seven weeks into office, President Obama is being forced to confront one of the most sensitive social and political issues of the day: whether th...

A Letter to Our President

Harvey Fierstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Fierstein

Mr. President, we need you to rise above the daily politics of compromise. America needs to hear you say, "We will no longer tolerate the oppression of our gay and lesbian brothers and sisters."

When inclusion becomes relativism

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morgan Warners

President-elect Barack Obama erred in asking Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. A spokeswoman for Obama implied that the move ...