Op-ed: The Real Reason Rob Portman Won’t Run for President
December 04 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: The Real Reason Rob Portman Won’t Run

James Richardson

It's tough out there for a nerd.

Former GOP Spokesman: 'I'm Gay. Let Me Get Married'
September 07 2014 7:30 AM ET

Former GOP Spokesman: 'I'm Gay. Let Me Get Married'

Sunnivie Brydum

A former spokesman for two Republican governors came out in the Washington Post this week, asking his fellow party members to evolve on marriage equality.

WATCH: Rick Perry Knows He 'Stepped in It' With Gay, Alcoholic Comparison
June 20 2014 2:00 PM ET

WATCH: Rick Perry Knows He 'Stepped In It'

Sunnivie Brydum

After the Texas governor made national headlines for claiming one can be genetically predisposed to homosexuality, like alcoholism, he's been scrambling to walk back the statement.

WATCH: Rick Perry Says Gays Were Born This Way — Like Alcoholics
June 12 2014 11:33 AM ET

Rick Perry Says Gays Were Born This Way — Like Alcoholics

Sunnivie Brydum

It's the latest in an ongoing string of problematic comparisons made by the conservative Texas governor regarding gay and lesbian people.

Southern Baptists Vote: Are Trans People Part of God's Design?
June 12 2014 8:50 AM ET

Southern Baptists Vote on Trans Existence

Parker Marie Molloy

The Southern Baptist Convention has adopted a resolution urging lawmakers to oppose legal protections for trans individuals and reinforcing biblical concepts of womanly subservience.

Texas GOP Adopts 'Vile' 'Ex-Gay' Platform
June 09 2014 1:58 PM ET

Texas GOP Adopts 'Vile' 'Ex-Gay' Platform

Sunnivie Brydum

The Texas Republican Party's official platform, adopted Saturday, endorses so-called reparative therapy and says family should not be 'redefined to include homosexual couples.'

Draft Texas GOP Platform Swaps Antigay Language for 'Ex-Gay' Endorsement
June 05 2014 2:40 PM ET

Texas GOP Platform Endorses 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Sunnivie Brydum

The Texas Republican Party's revision of its official platform shifts the rhetoric around homosexuality from condemnation to 'cure.'

Maine GOP Still Officially Opposes Marriage Equality
April 28 2014 2:52 PM ET

Maine GOP Still Officially Opposes Marriage Equality

Michelle Garcia

Maine's Republican Party declared in its official platform that it does not support marriage equality, even though it has been in effect for a year.

RNC Chair Tells Agema to Resign, Agema Declines
January 24 2014 7:39 PM ET

RNC Chair Finally Finds Voice, Tells Agema to Resign

Sunnivie Brydum

Reince Priebus today called for the resignation of Michigan politician Dave Agema from the Republican National Committee, and Agema apologized for his racist, antigay remarks but said he won't resign.

Poll: Youth Support for Marriage Equality, Abortion Rights Offer Republican Stumbling Block
September 29 2013 5:30 AM ET

Poll: Youth Support for Marriage Equality, Abortion Rights Offer Republican Stumbling Block

Sunnivie Brydum

A new poll from Bloomberg confirms the ongoing trend that people under 30 overwhelmingly support marriage equality, while a majority of Republicans oppose it.

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