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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...

Don't Defriend Me, Really

Danielle Ariano | Posted 02.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Danielle Ariano

So, if you voted for Romney or even against Question 6, I don't want you to "defriend" me, I want you to talk to me. I want you to get to know me -- my character, my sense of humor, my morals.

Republicans, Gay Marriage and the Sound of Social Change

David Boaz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
David Boaz

That sound you don't hear, the missing Republican ads denouncing Obama for his support of gay marriage? That's the sound of social change. It looks like Rick Santorum is being left behind.

If They're Voting For Mitt Romney, Don't Have Sex With Them

Nico Lang | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Nico Lang

We've all been on those dates where you find out that you're sleeping with the enemy. However, this is election season, and things are different if their "little quirk" is a Romney-Ryan bumper sticker. You need to stop paying attention to dat ass and pay attention to dat electoral map.

The Mitt I Battled

Marc Solomon | Posted 12.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Marc Solomon

In offering up their endorsement of Mitt Romney for president, the Log Cabin Republicans alleged that "as his record as Governor of Massachusetts suggests, [Romney] will not waste his precious time in office with legislative attacks on LGBT Americans." That assertion is wildly incorrect.

Please Defriend Me

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 12.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

If you plan to vote for Mitt Romney, you are putting a nail into my civil rights coffin, and I'd rather not have friends who think I deserve anything less than equal treatment under the law.

Log Cabin Republicans Kidding Themselves About A Romney Supreme Court

Michael Keegan | Posted 12.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Keegan

I'm not surprised that the Log Cabin Republicans have gone against the best interests of LGBT Americans in endorsing Mitt Romney. Responding to their rationalization would normally not be worth the time, but one of their attempts at self-justification deserves a response.

Setting It Straight: Why Gays Won't Win

Michael Solis | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Solis

How did it come to be that lesbians and gays still have to contort themselves to fit into some straight mold? An undeniable factor is leadership. The LGBT community lives in a world that has been designed by and for straight people -- or straight white males.

Mitt Romney, From A Gay Man's Perspective

Scott Terry | Posted 12.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Scott Terry

The primary stumbling block between us is the fact that I am gay and Mitt is a Mormon. I know where his heart lies. I couldn't possibly vote for someone who might govern for his religion first and will never support my right to enjoy the freedoms that everyone in our country wishes for.

Sam Stein

GOP Groups Worry Party Platform's Focus On Social Issues Will Harm Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election was not supposed to play out like this. The Tea Party, with its obsessive focus on the debt, was ascending. Mitt Ro...

Obama 'Revolves,' Romney 'Devolves': Now the Rest of the Campaign Begins!

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

This is an important election and the American people will give voice to their vision of the future. Marriage equality will be but a sidebar, a small part of the panoply of issues that will foretell how American's want their nation to look in the next 50 years.

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...

Mitt Romney's Got 99 Problems, And Equality Is Number 1!

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Danielle Moodie-Mills

Not only did Romney reaffirm his support for inequality after the president's announcement last week, stating that "marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman," but he recently reversed a statement he made on gay adoption.

Sam Stein

Romney Forced To Distance Himself From Family's Gay Rights Views In 2002

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As complicated as the politics of gay marriage have been for President Barack Obama to navigate, they have proven problematic for Mitt R...

Romney Has Public and Private Morality Upside Down

Robert Reich | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Mitt Romney doesn't want to regulate where regulation is necessary -- at the highest reaches of the economy. Yet he wants to regulate where regulation is least appropriate -- at the level of the individual, in bedrooms and other intimate spaces.

Romney Backer Switches Sides Following Obama's Big Announcement

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

An openly gay Mitt Romney donor has decided to pull his support for the presumptive GOP nominee and instead support President Obama's reelection bid, ...

Do ‘Most Americans' Agree With Romney On Gay Marriage?

Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. The Republican party chairman claims “most Americans” agree with Mitt Romney “that ma...

Mitt Romney And The New Immorality

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 07.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Romney admits that what matters to him is giving gay people fewer rights than straight people. Holding onto the "marriage" word is not enough for Romney types; they need to feel superior. Romney's position can be based on no other principle than casting gay people as lesser.

Lila Shapiro

Leading Opponent Of Same-Sex Marriage 'Relieved' Obama Stopped 'Lying'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.10.2012 | Gay Voices

On Wednesday, President Obama told ABC's Robin Roberts that he believed same-sex couples "should be able to get married." His statement came just days...

Romney: My 'Preference' Is Marriage Between A Man And A Woman

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday reiterated that he opposes same-sex marriage, a few hours after President Barack Obama said...

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...

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.

Romney At Odds With Donors Over Gay Marriage

Politico | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney’s opposition to gay marriage, which helped endear him to conservative activists during the dog days of the presidential primary, puts hi...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney's PAC Funded Anti-Gay Marriage Group Under The Radar

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In 2008, Mitt Romney's political action committee made a $10,000 donation to the National Organization of Marriage at a time when the anti...

Romney Intensifies Rhetoric To Win Over Key Group

Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOVELAND, Colo. -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney set aside his focus on the economy in recen...