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Jennifer Bendery

Carney Tells Reporters: 'It's Not Very Useful' To Keep Asking Me About Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney fended off more questions Monday about President Barack Obama's seemingly contradictory stance on...

Matt Sledge

Key GOP Senator: Obama 'Passing The Ball' On Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.27.2011 | New York

New York legislator James Alesi, the first Republican in the state Senate to come out in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, has a message for Barack ...

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.

Gay Marriage: The Issue Is Respect

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics
Marianne Mollmann

As New York State joins the ranks of countries and other jurisdictions recognizing same-sex marriage, it's worth reflecting on rights and respect.

More Than a Civil Union: It's Marriage That Matters

Tracy Baim | Posted 08.24.2011 | Chicago
Tracy Baim

While the gay community will never convince the most conservative that we should have the right to marry (and divorce), what is most upsetting is when our allies, including the president, stop short on this issue.

Obama Heads To NY Under Pressure On Gay Marriage

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Talk about timing. President Barack Obama scheduled a fundraiser in New York City on Thursday for gay supporters – his first...

Prominent Gay Rights Protesters Make Amends With Obama

Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

By Mark Egan NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama has delivered important political victories for gays but is unlikely to push his support for ga...

Cooper Calls Out Obama On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

Anderson Cooper called out President Obama on his Tuesday show for flip-flopping on gay marriage. Obama is under increased scrutiny about his "evol...

Sam Stein

White House Official: Obama Believes Gay Marriage 'Best Addressed By The States'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As President Obama gets set to host a high-profile fundraiser at an LGBT gala in New York City Thursday, two potentially awkward develop...

WATCH: Gay Rights Activist Who 'Glittered' Bachmann Says She'd Target Obama Too

Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

The gay rights activist who "glittered" Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) at the conservative RightOnline conference over the weekend says if she had th...

Judge: Woman Won't Be Deported Until Legal Status Of Same-Sex Marriage Is Clear

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An Argentinian woman from Queens won't be deported, a Queens judge ruled on Tuesday, until the legal status of the Defense of Marriage Act is better d...

Hollywood, Business Leaders Press Obama On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hollywood actors and business leaders teamed up for a pro-gay marriage initiative organized by Freedom to Marry's "Say I Do" campaign, sending a lette...

Fox News Pundit Reaction to DOJ DOMA Stance: "This Is Mubarak Obama"

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Campagna

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White House: Obama Still 'Grappling' With Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama is "grappling" with his personal views on gay marriage even as he's ordered the Justice...

Obama: DOMA Is Unconstitutional, DOJ Should Stop Defending It

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a major policy reversal, the Obama administration said Wednesday it will no longer defend the constitutionality of a federal law bann...

President Obama, Evolve Already

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

WASHINGTON, DC - Like millions of Americans, I was so happy to see the president's bill signing ceremony. Don't Ask, Don' Tell created nearly 18 year...

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 Signals Shift On Gay Marriage Support

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama told a group of progressive bloggers Wednesday that his attitude about same-sex marriage, an issue that he has consistently and openly...

Marcus Baram

Obama's Opposition To Gay Marriage: Genuine Or Political Calculation?

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated Yesterday's ruling overturning California's ban on gay marriage and the White House's mixed response revived a question t...

Sam Stein

Gavin Newsom Calls Obama's Inaction On Gay Marriage 'Fundamentally Inexcusable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom became the latest Democratic official to take a noticeably public swipe at President Barack Obama for inaction on gay...

Obama To Address Human Rights Campaign Saturday

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to address the nation's largest gay rights group this weekend in an effort to mollify an uneasy Democr...

Sam Stein

Melody Barnes, Obama Adviser, Signals Support For Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: ABC News has posted video (below) of White House domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes acknowledging disagreement with President Obama on the ...

Sam Stein

Melody Barnes's Semi-Endorsement Of Gay Marriage Causes Discomfort In White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's a poorly kept secret that inside the Obama White House, plenty of of aides, staffers, and high-ranking officials support gay marriage. In fact, t...

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.

What Melody Barnes Said About Gay Marriage

The Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Remarks made Monday by senior Obama official Melody Barnes to students at Boston College School of Law caused a stir when some attendees said she expr...