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Gay Marriage Announcement Prompts Fundraising Appeals

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Following President Barack Obama's announcement that he backs same-sex marriage, both sides of the gay marriage debate sought to take advantage of the...

Sam Stein

Details Emerge On Obama's Support Of Same-Sex Marriage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama came to the decision that he personally supported same sex marriage early in 2012, top administration officials t...

11 Things You Don't Know About Same-Sex Weddings

Posted 05.09.2012 | Weddings

The day after North Carolina approved a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, President Obama has made his official position on the matt...

Rejected Fox Headlines For Obama Backing Gay Marriage

Posted 05.09.2012 | Comedy

As soon as President Obama announced that he now backs same-sex marriage, the blog Fox Nation rolled out a headline typically alarmist for the ultra-r...

Media Figures Respond To Obama Endorsing Gay Marriage

Posted 05.09.2012 | Media

Media figures tweeted their reactions on Wednesday as news broke that President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage. "Good Morning America's" Robin Ro...

Obama Voices Support For Gay Marriage In ABC Interview

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Ending months of equivocation, President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wedne...

Celebrities React To Obama's Gay Marriage Announcement

Posted 05.09.2012 | Celebrity

After Barack Obama told ABC's Robin Roberts "I do" when it comes to his support for same-sex marriage, the Twittersphere blew up with reactions from t...

President Obama Makes The Case For Same-Sex Marriage And For Evolution

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

Leaders lead. Today our president showed us what leadership looks like by affirming that the equal protection guaranteed by the Constitution should actually protect all Americans -- including those Americans married to spouses of the same sex.

Fox News Site: 'Obama Flip-Flops, Declares War On Marriage'

Posted 07.09.2012 | Media

As is often the case, Fox News' eccentric aggregation cousin Fox Nation took a slightly different angle about President Obama's endorsement of gay mar...

Politicians React To President's Statement On Same Sex Marriage

Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama defined his "evolving" view on gay marriage Wednesday with his clearest support for the issue to date, telling ABC's Robin Robe...

Shep Smith: 'The President Of The United States, Now In The 21st Century'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Media

Fox News' Shep Smith seemed to strongly endorse President Obama's newly announced support of same-sex marriage on Wednesday. Amidst much hype and b...

Sam Stein

President Obama Announces Support For Gay Marriage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a nod to a dramatic shift in public opinion, Barack Obama on Wednesday became the first sitting president to announce his support for...

Romney Talks Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said he is opposed to civil unions and gay marriage on the same day that President Barack Obama becam...

Michael Calderone

Robin Roberts Lands Scoop Of The Year | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.09.2012 | Media

UPDATE: President Obama officially endorsed gay marriage, speaking to Robin Roberts on Wednesday. He said that "at a certain point I’ve just conclud...

President Homobama?

Dave Rubin | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Dave Rubin

The events of the last week, culminating with last night's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in North Carolina, have altered the landscape, and now it's time to view our president's never-ending "evolution" on gay marriage differently.

Did Biden Go Rogue?

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

When Joe Biden said Sunday that he is "comfortable" with same-sex marriage, the White House was quick to tamp down on his comments, insisting that the...

Pataki Calls On Obama To Make Clear Where He Stands On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Former New York Gov. George Pataki called on President Barack Obama Tuesday to stop playing politics with the issue of gay marriage and to clearly sta...

Another LA Stop For Obama: LGBT Fundraiser At The SLS

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.07.2012 | Los Angeles

President Barack Obama will soon have a new arena to test out his "evolving" views on same-sex marriage -- the annual LGBT Leadership Council's gala, ...

Amanda Terkel

'Remember Those 5 Minutes When Biden Was For Gay Marriage?' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Excitement quickly turned to frustration amongst gay rights activists on Sunday after the Obama team walked back Vice President Biden's ...

Obama And Romney Can't Fence-Sit On Marriage Equality

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

While President Obama's attitude concerning same-sex marriage is "evolving," and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's attitude is an unequivocal denouncement, the American people seem to be moving solidly toward an acceptance of marriage equality.

Amanda Terkel

Top Obama Adviser Punts On Putting Marriage Equality Into Dem Platform | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's senior adviser, refused to weigh in on the debate over whether the Democratic Party should embra...

The Democratic Party Is Embracing Marriage Equality

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

Marriage equality is more than coming soon. In eights states and the District of Columbia it is already here. Social conservatives promised Americans that the sky would fall. It didn't, so instead this ugly barrier is falling -- with the former Democratic presidents accelerating the pace.

President Obama And Marriage Equality: Move On Already!

David Kaufman | Posted 05.12.2012 | Gay Voices
David Kaufman

Call me naïve, but I suspect that comprehensive marriage equality will be a legacy of an Obama presidency, though it cannot be a legacy of Obama himself. In the meantime, for this to happen, I don't need President Obama to "evolve"; I need him to get reelected!

Mr. President, It's Been 500 Days... Evolve Already!

Joe Sudbay | Posted 05.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Joe Sudbay

On marriage, the country is changing, but we're still waiting for the president to catch up. After 500 days, the "evolving" talking point is just not plausible.

Jennifer Bendery

Sen. Shaheen, Obama Campaign Co-Chair: My Support For Same-Sex Marriage Isn't Awkward For Obama | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) said Wednesday that she doesn't think it's awkward for President Barack Obama that his campaign co-chairs, ...