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Ted Olsen

A Senate Campaign Interlude With Friends, Family and the President

Dana Beyer | Posted 08.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

As for so many of my friends who were present to listen to the president, all the aspects of my life seemed to have come together to help produce positive change. The education, advocacy, community service and political lobbying and maneuvering all have that one goal: to create a better world for the next generation.

The Nature of Capitalism and the Challenge for the LGBT Community

Dana Beyer | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

It's hard enough to overcome stigma and discrimination, particularly for minority populations, but when the underlying economic trends are tearing the country apart, the challenge becomes even more difficult.

Usurping the Podium and Claiming Credit: RuPaul, Chad Griffin and 'Gay Grandiosity Syndrome'

Dana Beyer | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Some people, and organizations, simply can't help themselves.

WATCH: Maddow Scorches Republicans For Position On Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.27.2013 | Media

During her Monday night MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow geared up for the oral arguments that the Supreme Court will hear Tuesday on California's Prop. 8, h...

Ryan J. Reilly

Gay Marriage Supporters Want Obama To Join Supreme Court Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

Former Bush administration Solicitor General Ted Olson, who will argue against California's ban on gay marriage before the Supreme Court next month, s...

Maggie Gallagher Commits 'Sin of Omission' To Make Case Against Marriage Equality

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

How can a study which never even looked at same-sex marriage or parenting be used to criticize these concepts?

MLK Jr., Civil Rights, DADT and the Urgency of Leading

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Yesterday the president said, "The urgency of the hour demands that we fight discrimination, whatever form it may come." He's said the same thing more times than I can count. Martin Luther King Jr. talked the talk. He also walked the walk.

The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage: Let Me Get This Straight

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Although Ted Olsen has made out a powerful and persuasive case for holding laws banning same-sex marriage unconstitutional, he has not made "The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage."

Will the Fight Over Gay Marriage Be the End of Right vs. Left Thinking?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Not that long ago, gay marriage was a dependable wedge issue Republicans could use to keep its base in line. But now that wedge is clearly splintering.