Texas Restaurant Worker Gets Gay-Supportive Fist Bump From Obama
July 13 2014 3:25 AM ET

Texas Restaurant Worker Gets Gay-Supportive Fist Bump From Obama

Trudy Ring

After shouting 'Equal rights for gay people!' the employee got a gesture of solidarity from the president.

June 20 2014 2:33 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 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.

'Funny or Die' Skewers Rick Perry on Comparing Gays to Alcoholics
June 19 2014 7:52 PM ET

Funny or Die Skewers Rick Perry on Comparing Gays to Alcoholics

Jami Smith

Funny or Die spoofs Texas governor Rick Perry's comments comparing homosexuality to alcoholism. You know, like how both are fun in your 20s.

Perry Now 'Defers to Scientists' on Ex-Gay Therapy
June 17 2014 2:14 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.

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.

Same-Sex Couples Sue to Strike Down Texas Marriage Ban
October 29 2013 12:00 PM ET

Same-Sex Couples Sue to Strike Down Texas Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Two same-sex couples in Texas take aim at the laws that keep the state from recognizing their marriages.

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