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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
New York Young Republican Laments U.S. Is Turning Into 'Gaymeria'
Ted Olson Calls Ted Cruz Comments Against Marriage Equality 'Very, Very Sad'
New York GOP Candidate Says Support For Marriage Equality Cost Him Endorsement
The Gay Tea Party Is In Trouble
Majority Of State GOP Platforms Still Anti-Gay
Texas Judge Leaves Republican Party Over Anti-Gay 'Pettiness & Bigotry'
Republican Opinion Completely Divided On The Party's Future
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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
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
Author/Professor, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
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
Dem Blasts GOP Colleagues For Supporting Law Making It Illegal For Gays To Have Sex
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.
GOP Problem Threatens Party's Competitiveness
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
How Gay Republicans Lost Dismally When 2012 Should Have Been Their Year
Queer Voices Editor-at-Large, The Huffington Post
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 Civil Rights Activist
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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