Op-ed: How Can Extreme Homophobes Still Win Elections?
July 03 2014 5:22 AM ET

Op-ed: How Can Extreme Homophobes Still Win Elections?

David Pakman

Someone who was kicked out of the Navy for his extremist religious view can still win a Republican primary in some places.

California: Gov. Appoints Gay Judges To Bench
July 01 2014 6:45 PM ET

California: Gov. Appoints Gay Judges To Bench

Michelle Garcia

Therese M. Stewart and James M. Humes are making history in California's judicial system.

Sen. Susan Collins Endorses Marriage Equality
June 25 2014 9:23 PM ET

Another Republican Senator Supports Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

On the heels of receiving HRC's endorsement, Collins joins the small number of Republicans on the side of equality.

Bill Clinton Calls Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan 'Two Amazing Women'
June 25 2014 2:11 PM ET

Clinton Calls Windsor and Kaplan 'Two Amazing Women'

Daniel Reynolds

The former president praised the women for their work in defeating DOMA, which he signed into law.

N.C. Lawmaker Conflates Sexual Orientation With Pedophilia
June 25 2014 12:56 PM ET

N.C. Rep. Conflates Sexual Orientation With Pedophilia

Daniel Reynolds

"What Is a 'Sexual Orientation,'" Rep. Paul Stern asked in a document distributed to his colleagues.

GOP Congress Hopeful: Religion Should Decide Gay Marriage, Polygamy
June 23 2014 3:14 PM ET

GOP Congress Hopeful: Religion Should Decide Gay Marriage, Polygamy

Michelle Garcia

Republican congressional hopeful Pedro Celis says allowing same-sex couples to marry should be left up to religious doctrine.

Another Republican Tells GOP to Back Off Marriage Opposition
June 23 2014 2:01 PM ET

Another Republican Backs Off Marriage Opposition

Sunnivie Brydum

Wisconsin Republican Ron Johnson has become the latest member of the GOP to see the writing on the wall in the party's refusal to accept marriage equality.

Is Obama the Most Trans-Friendly President Ever?
June 21 2014 1:55 PM ET

Is Obama the Most Trans-Friendly President Ever?

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Newsweek dubbed him "the first gay president," but his advocacy for trans people is just as progressive — but often uncelebrated.

June 20 2014 3:33 PM ET

Why Rick Perry Is Beyond Repair

Author Suzanna Danuta Walters says we should demand equality—but don't use the argument that we're 'born this way' as the reason

WATCH: Rick Perry Knows He 'Stepped in It' With Gay, Alcoholic Comparison
June 20 2014 3:00 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: Do Rob Portman's Pro-Gay Politics Make Him Unelectable?
June 18 2014 1:38 PM ET

Republican Asked If His Pro-Gay Politics Make Him Unelectable

Daniel Reynolds

The first Republican senator to endorse marriage equality notes that his position put him 'at odds' with his party.

No, Rep. Aaron Schock Is Not on the Wheaties Box
June 18 2014 1:13 PM ET

No, Rep. Aaron Schock Is Not on the Wheaties Box

Annie Hollenbeck

Antigay congressman Schock did not appear on a box of cereal made by a company that has been increasingly supportive of its LGBT workers.

Perry Now 'Defers to Scientists' on Ex-Gay Therapy
June 17 2014 3:14 PM ET

Perry Now 'Defers to Scientists' on Ex-Gay Therapy

Michelle Garcia

CNBC's Joe Kernen confronted Rick Perry about his comparison between homosexuality and alcoholism, but the Texas governor still stands by his beliefs.

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