The Republican nominee gave a nod to religious conservatives in his acceptance speech in Tampa.
The vice-presidential nominee said that Romney is “not only a defender of marriage, he offers an example of marriage at its best.”
The GOP in states has tough language not only on marriage equality, but also on adoption, workplace discrimination and more — painting LGBT people as delivering the downfall of society.
Kyrsten Sinema defeated two Democratic challengers, moving one step closer to becoming the first openly bisexual member of Congress.
The remark came from a volunteer for David Cicilline's opponent in the Democratic primary.
Despite backward-looking views in the Republican Party platform, gay conservatives and their allies report significant progress toward equality over the past decade.
Normally relegated to weekends on Fox News Channel, Mike Huckabee and his antigay views will hit prime time during the Republican National Convention.