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'You Can't Stop The Progress Of The Human Mind, Even In Virginia'

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Markus Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2013 | DC

Two cases being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court this week could change the way America defines marriage and whether same-sex couples will be given the...

Lila Shapiro

Before The Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage, An American Change Of Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.24.2013 | Gay Voices

Before his son came out to him, Mike Neubecker had never thought about same-sex marriage. It was 1991; few Americans had. Sodomy was still a crime and...

A Republican Discovers His Heart

Mark Morford | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Morford

Rob Portman's views on the issues of the day still bode quite ill and ugly for modern culture as a whole. Until now. Until, I'm guessing, just this once.

Obama Takes Step Forward On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama said he could not imagine a circumstance in which a state banning gay marriage was legal, wading into an issue he initially sai...

The Real Cost Of Banning Gay Marriage

YourTango | Amanda Chatel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Corporate America joins the fight to overturn the law that bans same-sex marriage. Every day that passes, we seem to be one step closer to acceptin...

Luke Johnson

Obama: 'We Cannot Discriminate Against Same-Sex Couples When It Comes To Marriage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Friday that he does not think California's Proposition 8 is constitutional, reflecting the view of his Justi...

Ryan J. Reilly

Obama Administration To Supreme Court: Prop. 8 Is Unconstitutional

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to strike down California's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional, s...

Obama Administration To Back Gay Marriage In Prop. 8 Case

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will urge the Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriage to resume in California, Pete Williams of NBC News repor...

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...

This Former First Lady Wants OUT

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Former first lady Laura Bush requested she be removed from a pro-marriage equality group's national ad campaign, the Dallas Morning News reported Wedn...

Obama Mulls Wading Into Major Supreme Court Decision

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is quietly considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's ban on gay marriage, a step that ...

Pro-Gay Marriage Group's New Push Features Powell, Cheney

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

The Respect for Marriage Coalition, a group that supports same-sex marriage, is launching a $1 million ad campaign featuring clips of political figure...

I Was Just the Seat-Holder: Gay Military Families at the SOTU

Tracey Hepner | Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Tracey Hepner

I was invited to be at the State of the Union with the First Lady, but I was holding the seat for countless military spouses, across all branches of service, and their family members.

WATCH: Beautiful, Inspiring 'So God Made A Gay Man' Video

Posted 02.14.2013 | Gay Voices

The Dodge Ram Super Bowl "So God Made A Farmer" commercial, which debuted earlier this month, started a brand new meme. In the last week we've see...

The Big Social Changes Are the Ones We Ignore

Eli Lehrer | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

Many of the social changes that people think about the most at the time, in other words, aren't the biggest ones. This doesn't mean, of course, that all social changes are meaningless.

Obama Nominates Todd Hughes, Openly Gay Lawyer, To Court Of Appeals

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama nominated openly gay Justice Department attorney Todd Hughes to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday, ...

The First Time I Heard the Word 'Lesbian'

Kim Corsaro | Posted 04.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Kim Corsaro

Growing up the daughter of a conservative Baptist minister, I was sheltered, to say the least. Later on, when I learned what lesbian meant, it didn't seem like such a big deal.

Bad News For America's Gay Marriage Opponents

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | Gay Voices

* Urgent call to donors ahead of March Supreme Court arguments * Mormon fundraising falls off after 2008 California battle ...

Gay Marriage Supporters Looking For Team Obama's Ear In Critical Case

Reuters | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

(Repeats from earlier Jan 27 for all clients) * Ritual meetings can help shape administration role * US Supreme Court to...

Handicapping Obama's Second Term Agenda

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama, like all second-term presidents, will only have a short window of time to push his issues. Which is why he is right to push his agenda immediately, as evidenced by his inaugural speech. However, while Obama has a lot of political capital right now, that could easily change soon.

Obama Displays 'Ignorance' During Address, Says Pundit: 'Nobody Is Born Gay'

Posted 01.24.2013 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer condemned President Barack Obama's inaugural address, pointing specifically to -- you guessed it -- th...

President Obama's History-Making Gay Rights Inaugural Speech

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

By referring to the Stonewall riots in the same sentence as Seneca Falls and Selma, Obama put the LGBT rights struggle within the context of the great civil rights movements in American history. When the first African-American president says that discrimination is discrimination, that is profound.

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...

Lila Shapiro

EXCLUSIVE: Why Maggie Gallagher, Gay Marriage Foe, Quit Her Syndicated Column After 17 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.08.2013 | Gay Voices

This week, Maggie Gallagher, one of the the leading voices advocating against marriage equality in the United States, announced the end of her syndica...

A Look At 2012 In Just 4 Minutes

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

From President Obama's election victory to the historic gay rights wins across the nation to the tragedies in Connecticut and Colorado, a stunning new...