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Conservative 14-Year-Old Radio Host: 'President Obama Is Making Kids Gay!'

Posted 06.08.2012 | Gay Voices

Update at 11:49am on Friday, June 8: Caiden Cowger claims his YouTube channel was hacked and that was why it was "closed." He has since started a new ...

WATCH: U.S. Air Force Academy Graduates First Openly Gay Cadets

Posted 05.25.2012 | Gay Voices

In yet another historic, post-"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" moment, the U.S. Air Force Academy graduated the nation's first group of openly gay cadets this ...

Obama And Gay Marriage: A Lesson For All Progressives And The Obama Campaign

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

We were told by the Democratic strategists and the campaign pollsters, the Democratic establishment, that coming out for marriage equality would be harmful to the president. But the opposite has happened.

Don't Vote Against Obama Because Of Gay Marriage: Former Romney Spokesman

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's ousted foreign policy spokesman Richard Grenell has penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal making the case that same-sex marriage w...

Homophobic North Carolina Pastor: 'Forty Years Ago [Gays] Would've Hung...From A White Oak Tree'

Posted 05.22.2012 | Gay Voices

Footage of a homophobic sermon given by the North Carolina pastor who called for gays and lesbians to put in an electrified pen and ultimately killed ...

Pastor Who Called For Gays And Lesbians To Be Put In Electrified Pen And Killed Off Faces Backlash

Posted 05.22.2012 | Gay Voices

The North Carolina pastor who called for gays and lesbians to be put in an electrified pen and ultimately killed off is facing a backlash. After v...

Will France Be The Next To Legalize Gay Marriage?

LE MONDE/Worldcrunch | Posted 05.19.2012 | Gay Voices

Following Barack Obama's surprise public support for gay marriage, incoming French President François Hollande may be poised to push through legislat...

Former Navy Chaplain: People Are Recruited To Homosexuality By 'Marketing'

Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Yet another right-wing pundit has come forward with puzzling declarations in an effort to denounce President Obama's support of same-sex marriage last...

How To Have Your Big Gay Moment

Mark Morford | Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Mark Morford

Should we count Obama's sort of stunning, sort of overdue, sort of obvious, sort of shockingly open-throated support of gay marriage as one of those turning points, a truly pivotal moment in culture, in politics, in the way we view ourselves? Damned right we should.

International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia Honored Around The World

Posted 05.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates in 95 countries around the world are honoring the International Day Against Homophobia ...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Supports Gay Marriage

Posted 05.17.2012 | Gay Voices

One day after Manny Pacquiao sparked controversy with his outspoken opposition to gay marriage, a rival boxing superstar is offering a different take ...

WATCH: Did The Pundit Who Claimed Obama May Be Gay Just Come Out?

Posted 05.16.2012 | Gay Voices

The anti-gay activist who argued that President Obama may be gay defended his views, but perhaps inadvertently, revealed some surprising personal info...

Anti-Gay Pundit: Obama May Be Gay, Child Molestation Is Ultimate Goal Of 'Homosexual Movement'

Posted 05.15.2012 | Gay Voices

The Family Research Institute's Paul Cameron has joined the chorus of dissenting voices angered by President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage ...

How Far We Have Come

Mark_Levine | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

We still have a lot of work to do, but when the president finally openly affirms that gay and lesbian Americans should have the same rights under the law that straight women and men enjoy, it seems OK, for just a day, to celebrate, sit back, and reflect on how far we have come.

A Maverick?

Troy Roness | Posted 07.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Troy Roness

The current political conversations surrounding gay marriage, bullying, and the very essence of our nation beg a perplexing question: "Where do we go from here?"

Clay Aiken On Gay Marriage: 'We're Going To Be Ashamed We Were Against This' In 20 Years

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

"American Idol" alum Clay Aiken took to CBS's "Face the Nation" over the weekend to talk North Carolina's Amendment One as well as President Obama's e...

The Cynicism of Obama's Endorsement of Marriage Rights

Feisal G. Mohamed | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics
Feisal G. Mohamed

President Obama has yet to commit to any sort of action on advancing the marriage rights of gays and lesbians. Instead he is showing that he is still incapable of a firm stance on this matter, though willing to exploit it for short-term political gains.

Ron Dicker

Gay Ads: Does Progress Mean Profit? | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.17.2012 | Business

Same-sex sells. At least the companies behind a wave of gay-themed advertising hope so. Chains such as J.C. Penney and Gap are cultivating an incl...

Obama and Same-Sex Marriage: The Kids Are All Right

Sandip Roy | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Sandip Roy

Unless the law changes at a federal level, it won't make a difference when it comes to immigration for gay couples a friend cautioned. The president was careful to say this just what he feels "personally." "But it still feels good," my friend said.

Romney Tries To Steer Conversation Away From Gay Rights

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and KASIE HUNT | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Republican Mitt Romney is trying to shift his campaign's focus back to the sluggish economic recovery and will use a commence...

Obama Disembarks The Media Wave

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Refocusing on the economy, President Barack Obama on Friday pushed Republicans to back housing policies the White House says would...

Amanda Terkel

LGBT, Religious Leaders Reportedly Heard From Obama After ABC Interview | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's decision to announce his support for marriage equality on Wednesday was a tightly kept secret, even within the ...

CNN Has Its Own 'Evolving' to Do on Marriage Coverage

Herndon Graddick | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Herndon Graddick

We are asking journalists like Wolf Blitzer to hold anti-gay activists like Tony Perkins accountable for their own statements against LGBT people, and to deliver that critical information to their audiences.

Obama and Evolution

Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Jennifer Bendery

Obama: Biden 'Got Out A Little Bit Over His Skis' On Gay Marriage | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama conceded Thursday that Vice President Joe Biden forced his hand in endorsing same-sex marriage sooner than he wou...