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Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Democrat Pressed To Endorse Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), one of the few Senate Democrats who doesn't back gay marriage, is facing a major push from progressive groups in...

Does Supporting Obama Make Me Hung Up On Being Gay?

William Dameron | Posted 12.23.2012 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

Recently a family member told me that I was "too hung up on being gay" because I support Obama's stance on marriage equality. In the same week an acquaintance sent me an email asking if I'd defriended him on Facebook because he voiced his support for Republicans.

Do The Math: Party Matters In The Fight For LGBT Equality

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 12.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Rep. Barney Frank

There is simply no logical basis whatsoever for arguing that voting for Republicans this year is a good way to advance LGBT legal equality. Yet the Log Cabin Republicans argue exactly that. Given the stakes for our rights in this election, it is important to examine their rationale.

Election 2012: Rhetoric, The Record, And The Reality Of Equality

Waymon Hudson | Posted 11.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Waymon Hudson

One of the favored talking points that conservatives like to direct at the LGBT community is that "Obama is just pandering for your votes with his support of marriage equality." But a look beyond that rhetoric, going deep into the record, tells a vastly different story.

Amanda Terkel

Gay Voters' Support For Republicans Nearly Doubled From 2008

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans made significant inroads among gay and lesbian voters in the midterm elections, with national exit polls for the House races...

Gay Voters Angry At Democrats Could Sway Election

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Kate Coatar is seriously considering voting for Green Party candidates instead of Democrats, whom she normally supports. James Wyatt w...

Obama, DNC Boycott Launched By AMERICABlog

AmericaBlog | John Aravosis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We are launching today a donor boycott of the DNC. It's really more of a "pause," than a boycott. Boycotts sounds so final, and angry. Whereas this c...

Frank Rich: Dems, Not GOP, Standing In Way Of Gay Rights

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It would be easy to blame the Beltway logjam in gay civil rights progress on the cultural warriors of the religious right and its political host, the ...