LISA KEEN | Keen News Service Anti-gay activists opposing marriage equality are counting in fives. They’re distributing videotapes to pastors laying out a five-step plan-of-action for each church. They’re distributing another video offering five reasons voters should defeat marriage equality ballot measures at the polls. And they’ve got their eyes on five votes Nov. [...]
Gay congressman doubles down on calling Log Cabin Republicans ‘Uncle Toms’ despite condemnation from LGBT groups including HRC LISA KEEN | Keen News Service The presidential finish line is eight weeks off, and there’s little indication that the LGBT vote in this year’s presidential election will divide up any differently than it has in the past [...]
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection.
Supporters include tennis great Billie Jean King, ‘Glee’ star Jane Lynch
Despite apparent jump in LGBT contributions after announcement, president trailed Mitt Romney in overall fundraising during May LISA KEEN | Keen News Service President Barack Obama has been greeted with thunderous ovations and untold dollars in LGBT contributions since his May 9 announcement that he supports allowing same-sex couples to marry. BuzzFeed.com reported that “a [...]
MIKE BAKER | Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. — Opponents of gay marriage have an unblemished track record in U.S. elections, chalking up 32 victories in 32 public votes. They’ve won in blue states and red ones, among the most heavily religious areas and among the least-churched. North Carolina punctuated the winning streak just last month [...]
Full 9th Circuit opts not to reconsider panel’s ruling that Calif. marriage ban is unconstitutional; case now likely headed for the Supreme Court.
20 years after his coming out helped launch trend of embracing LGBT characters, super speedster will marry in ‘Astonishing X-Men’ No. 51 Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Wedding bells will ring this summer for Marvel Comics’ first openly gay hero, super speedster Northstar, and his longtime boyfriend. The New York-based publisher said Tuesday, May 22, that Canadian [...]
President’s campaign says it will court LGBT voters ‘regardless of party affiliation,’ taps outgoing HRC Prez Joe Solmonese as co-chair LISA KEEN | Keen News Service The Obama campaign on Wednesday, May 23, said it will make a determined effort to turn out LGBT Americans in November “regardless of their political affiliation.” Jamie Citron, national LGBT vote [...]