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Gay New Hampshire Voter Confronts Marco Rubio: 'You Want To Say We Don't Matter'
Rubio has been vocal about wanting to roll back the Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage.
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Meet The Young Republicans Fighting Their Party On Gay Rights
Given the behavior of some of its current presidential candidates, you’d be forgiven for assuming that the Republican Party
New Poll Shows Rocky Road To White House For Any Anti-Gay Republican
"If the Supreme Court makes a final determination -- and goodness knows, nobody can guess what the Supremes are going to
New York Young Republican Laments U.S. Is Turning Into 'Gaymeria'
But the rainbow flag wasn't the only subject of Palumbo's wrath. He railed against other Obama administration policies he
Ted Olson Calls Ted Cruz Comments Against Marriage Equality 'Very, Very Sad'
Republican support for same-sex marriage has grown consistently over the past decade among Republicans -- especially young
New York GOP Candidate Says Support For Marriage Equality Cost Him Endorsement
"The interview went terribly," he said of his June 3 meeting with the committee. And according to Kennedy, his stance cost
The Gay Tea Party Is In Trouble
"Chris Barron and I set out to challenge conventional wisdom, and we had very simple goals: to demonstrate that all gays
Anti-Gay Stance Still Enshrined In Majority Of State GOP Platforms
States with individual platforms that have anti-gay language: 1. We oppose the promotion of homosexuality, the elimination
Texas Judge Leaves Republican Party Over Anti-Gay 'Pettiness & Bigotry'
"Make no mistake: I have not left the Republican Party. It left me," Key said. "I cannot tolerate a political party that
Republican Party Poll: Voters Agree On The Need For Change, But Divide On Direction
"This is typical for parties out of power. In 2006, for instance, Democratic voters were unable to point to a single leader
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More Republicans Need to Join the Fight for LGBT Equality
President, Rights Equal Rights
The party of Lincoln should once again be the party of equality. More Republicans should join President Obama and so many other Democrats in the fight for the freedom to marry for all LGBT Americans. Ronald Reagan would undoubtedly be championing that fight if he were alive today.
Republicans and Democrats Can Both Learn From a Gay Conservative
James B. Owens
Gay activist, musical theatre performer, fashion enthusiast, a...
A gay Republican is an oxymoron, no matter what side of the aisle you're on. It's a scary thought for social conservatives, and it's a scary thought for liberals. Let me give you a little insight into what it's like living the life of a gay Republican.
Steps Forward, Steps Backward
W. E. Smith Professor of History, Miami University in Oxford, ...
We have come to a point in American life where it is no longer acceptable to be homophobic in polite company, but beating up on pregnant women is still good sport. And, apparently, one that carries few political consequences
Ken Mehlman: GOP Evolution On Gay Marriage Is Personal
“I think that most of the signers of the [amicus curiae] brief, like other Americans who have increasingly embraced the freedom
Amanda Curtis, Montana Democrat, Calls Out GOP Colleagues For Opposing Repeal Of Anti-Gay Law
Curtis said it was hard for her to hold herself back from walking "across the floor" during debate on the bill in order to
A Republican Discovers His Heart
Columnist, SFGate/San Francisco Chronicle; Author, 'The Daring...
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.
Republican Homophobia Threatens Party's Desire To Compete Nationally
There’s nothing cooler in today’s overwhelmingly white, overwhelmingly Anglo Republican Party than being neither. Read more
Gay Republicans: The Enemy Within?
Broadway performer and writer
You could imagine my shock a few evenings after the election when, at a friend's party, someone was introduced to me thus: "This is Mark. He's a gay Republican. He supported Romney." I was so shocked by his political views that I had to excuse myself and walk away.
Ken Mehlman Launches Project To Build Conservative Support For Marriage Equality
Mehlman, however, was not out of the closet as chair of the RNC during President George W. Bush's presidency, when Republicans
How Gay Republicans Lost Dismally When 2012 Should Have Been Their Year
Had the Log Cabin Republicans not endorsed Romney, they would now have more pull within the GOP. They would be able to tell GOP leaders, in the midst of the handwringing over the party's "demographic problem," that had Romney backed off his harsh line on gay rights, they could have helped him win.
It's the Environment, Stupid
New York State Assembly Member representing the 69th District
The Republican Party must face a lesson with important human consequences: It cannot deny rights and attention to LGBT, female and minority communities if it wishes to remain a mainstream presence in American politics.
Election 2012: Trust Romney... Because He's Lying?
LGBTQ Activist, Journalist, Writer, TV Host, and Political & M...
Supporters of Romney are now trying desperately to spin his lack of moral certainty as a good thing. The argument for Romney has become: "You don't like this current Romney? Don't worry, he'll change into whatever you want after the election and be
I Don't Want to Be This Gay
Mother, wife, entrepreneur; founder and CEO, Kel & Partners
You know the one-dimensional friends who show up in your Facebook timeline and their posts are always about the same subject matter? I have become one of these one-dimensional people, and I can't stand it.
The Big Lie: 'I Love My Gay Friends, but I'm Voting for Romney Anyway'
Poet and author, 'Our Deep Gossip: Conversations With Gay Writ...
We have a week left. Share your feelings with those who love you, and ask that they do the right thing. Tell them that the future they think Romney will give them comes at a cost, sadly. And it might not be their friends but their very children who ask for their money back.
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