September 06 2012 2:23 PM ET

8% of DNC Delegates are LGBT

Chuck Norris Warns Obama Reelection Will Doom Nation
September 06 2012 12:26 PM ET

WATCH: Chuck Norris Warns Obama Reelection Will Doom U.S.

Sunnivie Brydum

The conservative former action star released a "public service announcement" calling on evangelical Christians to oppose President Obama.

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at Democratic Convention
September 06 2012 11:25 AM ET

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at DNC

Julie Bolcer

The lesbian Speaker of the New York City Council offered her thoughts on the experience for LGBT delegates in Charlotte, and responded to chatter about her own political future.

DNC: California Assembly Speaker Stumps for Marriage Equality, ENDA
September 05 2012 6:14 PM ET

DNC: Calif. Speaker Stumps for Marriage Equality, ENDA

Michelle Garcia

California's out assembly speaker stumps for gays, immigrants, and reproductive rights.

September 05 2012 4:23 PM ET

The Most 'Comically Bad' Antigay TV Ads

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Michelle Obama Speaks at HRC/Victory Fund Luncheon at DNC
September 05 2012 3:00 PM ET

TRANSCRIPT: What Michelle Obama Asked Today's HRC Luncheon to Do

Julie Bolcer

“If you do not live in a battleground state, get to one,” said First Lady Michelle Obama to an excited crowd at the Human Rights Campaign/Victory Fund luncheon on Wednesday.

Democrats Court Gay Voters in Convention Speeches
September 05 2012 10:30 AM ET

The Democrats Are Courting You

Julie Bolcer

From Michelle Obama to Julián Castro and everyone in between, nearly all of the primetime speakers in Charlotte had something to say about equality, and more often than not, marriage.

DNC Treasurer Shares What It Felt Like Growing Up Gay
September 05 2012 2:53 AM ET

DNC Treasurer Shares What It's Like Growing Up Gay

Lucas Grindley

Out treasurer for the Democratic National Committee Andrew Tobias in his speech said he was sticking to two familiar themes — "money and equality."

Gay Moments From the First Day of the DNC in Photos
September 05 2012 1:37 AM ET

PHOTOS: Gay Moments From the DNC's First Day

Lucas Grindley

Democrats not only passed the most LGBT-inclusive party platform ever, the convention's first day also had supportive mentions in primetime and a few places you probably missed.

Actor Kal Penn Says His Buddy Kevin and His Boyfriend Are His Inspiration
September 05 2012 1:21 AM ET

Actor Says His Buddy's Boyfriend Is His Inspiration

Lucas Grindley

Woman Called the Most Powerful Lesbian in the Country Delivers Attack on Romney During DNC
September 05 2012 12:32 AM ET

Country's 'Most Powerful Lesbian' Jabs Romney During DNC

Lucas Grindley

The woman who Seattle Gay News called "the most powerful lesbian in the country" delivered an att

Gay Congressman Speaks During DNC About The Value of Diversity
September 05 2012 12:14 AM ET

Gay Dad (And Congressman) Tells DNC About Power from Diversity

Lucas Grindley

Out Colorado Congressman Jared Polis, a new dad, spoke personally about his own family as yet another reason that diversity makes America stronger during his convention speech on Tuesday.