Log Cabin Republicans
The Log Cabin Republicans, or LCR, is an organization within the Republican Party that advocates equal rights for LGBT people in the U.S. The group's constituency supports the Republican Party and advocates for limited government, strong national defense, free markets, low taxes, and personal responsibility. However, the Log Cabin Republicans believe in equality for LGBT Americans and actively fight for same-sex marriage and tax equity for domestic partner benefits. Learn the truth about this unique group, whose website contains an Equality Map, giving information on state laws in areas from employment discrimination and relationship recognition to hate crimes protections and anti-bullying laws.
 Op-ed: Why LGBT and the GOP Are Better Together
September 30 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why LGBT and the GOP Are Better Together

Matthew Craffey

Even committed progressives should understand why the Republican Party needs LGBT voters and why LGBT voters need the Republican Party.

Op-ed: Don't Be Sore Winners on Marriage
June 16 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Don't Be Sore Winners on Marriage

Gregory T. Angelo

As Republican leaders recognize the inevitability of marriage equality, let’s be gracious in our victory, particularly as the fight for equality ensues in red states.

Nevada Republican Party Drops Opposition to Marriage Equality
April 14 2014 9:14 PM ET

Nevada Republican Party Drops Opposition to Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

With little debate, the state party adopted a platform without language opposing same-sex marriage.

Tea Party Leader on ENDA: 'We Must Fight With All We Have'
November 30 2013 1:29 PM ET

Tea Party on ENDA: 'We Must Fight With All We Have'

Lucas Grindley

The tea party leader called Log Cabin Republicans 'a thug organization' for supporting the bill.

10 Classic TV Kids LGBT Parents Would Love to Call Their Own
November 11 2013 6:00 AM ET

10 Classic TV Kids LGBT Parents Would Love to Call Their Own

Alex J Davidson

We think these classic TV characters would be great additions to any LGBT family.

Op-ed: The Impossibility of Standing With the GOP
October 16 2013 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Impossibility of Standing With the GOP

Randy Roberts Potts

Who is really responsible for the anti-LGBT messaging that has been tied to the Republican Party?

N.J. Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Equality Case
October 12 2013 12:34 PM ET

N.J. Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Equality Case

Trudy Ring

The state Supreme Court will hear Gov. Chris Christie's 'emergency appeal' of a ruling that same-sex marriages should begin October 21.

John McCain Condemns Russia's Antigay Bigotry
September 20 2013 8:54 PM ET

John McCain Condemns Russia's Antigay Bigotry

Trudy Ring

McCain writes an op-ed calling out the nation's generally repressive climate, including its antigay laws, and he gets some praise and some ribbing.

Rogue State
September 06 2013 4:00 AM ET

Why Arizona is a Rogue State

Victoria A. Brownworth

Despite touting a libertarian ethos and gorgeous landscape, the state has become a wasteland for human rights, unsafe for women, LGBTs, and people of color.

LGBT, Proud, and American
July 04 2013 4:00 AM ET

LGBT, Proud, and American

Advocate Contributors

A roundup of essays, commentaries, and op-eds from Advocate contributors and staffers, who give a sense of what it means to be an American.

Op-ed: Why I'm Not Breaking Up With Lindsay Lohan
June 12 2013 4:14 AM ET

Op-ed: Why I'm Not Breaking Up With Lindsay Lohan

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Coming out straight last month could have been the last straw. But it wasn't. Here's why.

Donald Rumsfeld Isn't Sure, But Says Marriage Equality Might Lead to Polygamy
May 22 2013 7:01 PM ET

Donald Rumsfeld Isn't Sure, But Marriage Equality Might Lead to Polygamy

Lucas Grindley

During this book tour, the former Defense secretary has joked that he's so often wrong it no longer makes him blush.

Bradley Manning Supporters Will Protest SF Pride Tomorrow
April 28 2013 2:59 PM ET

Bradley Manning Supporters to Protest SF Pride

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The backlash from San Francisco Pride's denial statement continues on the streets.

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