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Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidates Slow To Embrace Marriage Equality, Despite Growing Support From Base

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican voters, like the American public as a whole, are growing more and more supportive of equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

Texas Judge Leaves Republican Party Over Anti-Gay 'Pettiness & Bigotry'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

A San Antonio judge announced Monday that he is leaving the Republican Party, citing the GOP's "pettiness and bigotry" toward the gay community. I...

WATCH: What Rick Santorum REALLY Thinks About Republican Gay Marriage Supporters

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Is is just us, or do these GOP arguments against gay marriage seem to be getting more and more extreme? Speaking at the Midwest Republican Leadersh...

The Conservative Case For Gay Marriage

Reason | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

Theodore Olson has entered the fray over Virginia’s ban on gay marriage....

Lila Shapiro

Conservative Case For Gay Marriage Kept Off The Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.12.2013 | Gay Voices

The official agenda for the 2013 Young Republican National Convention this week includes several subjects near and dear to the heart of the GOP: the S...

More Republicans Need to Join the Fight for LGBT Equality

Fred Karger | Posted 09.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Fred Karger

The party of Lincoln should once again be the party of equality. More Republicans should join President Obama and so many other Democrats in the fight for the freedom to marry for all LGBT Americans. Ronald Reagan would undoubtedly be championing that fight if he were alive today.

Group Pushes Republicans To Back Gay Marriage

AP | PATRICK CONDON | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A national group of prominent GOP donors that supports gay marriage is pouring new money into lobbying efforts to get Republican la...

Marriage Equality Gets Big Boost From State's GOP Senators

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The state Senate Republican Caucus in Rhode Island unanimously endorsed Senate Bill 38, a measure that would legalize gay marriage in the state, Think...

Ken Mehlman: GOP Evolution On Gay Marriage Is Personal

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ken Mehlman, who came out as gay in 2010, believes GOP politicians' views on same-sex marriage are affec...

GOP Reaffirms: We Still Think Gay Marriage Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

RNC committee members gathered at their annual spring conference in Los Angeles voted unanimously on Friday to approve a number of resolutions, includ...

Top Social Conservative Urges Followers Not To Donate To GOP Over Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Family Research Council President Tony Perkins ratcheted up the pressure on Republicans on Thursday, emailing supporters to encourage them to starve t...

Social Conservatives To GOP: Stay Anti-Gay Or Else ...

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

A group of social conservatives sent Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus to the RNC's annual spring meeting earlier this week with a...

Jon On GOP's Gay Marriage Argument: 'What Is It With You People & The Animal F*cking?'

Posted 04.04.2013 | Comedy

The GOP's inclusive makeover isn't quite working out. On Wednesday's "Daily Show", Jon checked in with the rebranding efforts of the party and found a...

Priebus To GOP: Don't 'Act Like Old Testament Heretics'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus hasn't changed his position on same-sex marriage, but he said Monday that his party needs to mod...

The GOP's Gay Marriage Perils

Roll Call | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

For gays and lesbians, the marriage cases being debated at the Supreme Court this week hold the potential for either a landmark expansion or a painful...

Clash of Cultures: White Evangelical Protestants, Millennials, and the Future of the GOP

Daniel Cox | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics
Daniel Cox

One of the most significant challenges facing the GOP can be reduced to just two nearly identical numbers: 72 percent and 71 percent.

GOP Senator: 'I'm Not Gay. So I'm Not Going To Marry One.'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) said that he won't be following Sen. Rob Portman's (R-Ohio) recent support for gay marriage. "I’m not gay. ...

Reince Priebus: Marriage Is Between 'One Man And One Woman'

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, said the party's platform on gay marriage has not changed despite the massive effort sp...

Sam Stein

Top Consultants Think Republicans Will Back A Pro-Gay Marriage Presidential Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's announcement on Monday that she supported same-sex marriage was hardly earth-shattering. Who, after all, believed that...

Sherrod Brown Praises Portman For Gay Marriage Reversal

Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

The ASSOCIATED PRESS CINCINNATI — Ohio's senior U.S. senator is praising Republican Sen. Rob Portman for now supporting gay marriage. Democrat...

GOP Senator's Son 'Proud' Of Dad For Gay Marriage Reversal

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Will Portman, son of Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), said Friday that he was "proud" of his father for making a public reversal in favor of marriage equali...

The Bipartisan/Nonpartisan Push For Marriage Equality

Donna Red Wing | Posted 05.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Donna Red Wing

The Republican Party was founded on principles of individual liberty and limited government, and what could be more antithetical to those principles than telling someone that they can't marry the person they love? We know that these conversations are happening around the country.

5 Reasons That A Supreme Court Marrige Equality Ruling Could Be The Best Thing For The GOP

Rob Watson | Posted 05.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Rob Watson

The GOP should be secretly praying for a comprehensive, no-holds-barred pro-marriage-equality ruling from the Supreme Court. The viability of their political future depends upon it. Here are five reasons why.

Gay Marriage Poses Dilemma For GOP Lawmakers

AP | PATRICK CONDON | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- As more state legislatures around the country consider whether to legalize same-sex weddings, an analysis of gay marriage votes in ...

Why Many GOPers Quietly Backed Maryland Question 6

Walter Olson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Walter Olson

Yes, Democratic voters did tend to favor the history-making same-sex marriage law, and Republicans did tend to oppose it. But that tends to conceal a more interesting story.