Stonewall Democrats
Find out the latest news about the Stonewall Democrats, an LGBT organization that supports the U.S. Democratic Party. Founded by gay politician Barney Frank, the National Stonewall Democrats is a grassroots group that shines a spotlight on equality issues and supports pro-LGBT political candidates in elections across the United States. Learn more about Stonewall, whose name references the Stonewall Riots in New York that sparked the modern LGBT equality movement, as well as other groups that help advance the agenda of gay rights in America.
Op-ed: The Impossibility of Standing With the GOP
October 16 2013 6:00 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?

Op-ed: A Call to Action on Supreme Court Demonstrations
January 30 2013 7:00 PM ET

Op-ed: A Call for Protests Outside Supreme Court

Cleve Jones and David Mixner

As the Supreme Court considers marriage equality for the first time, activists Cleve Jones and David Mixner call for demonstrations in March.

Op-ed: We're Here, We're Republican, Get Used to It
January 18 2013 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: We're Here, We're Republican, Get Used to It

Gregory T. Angelo

The Log Cabin Republicans' interim leader says his organization is ready to roll up their shirt sleeves and get the job done.

First Trans Woman Elected to DNC
January 12 2013 1:22 PM ET

First Trans Woman Elected to DNC

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Laura Calvo had been a leader in Oregon's LGBT political scene.

LGBT Americans Face Unfair Laws and Stigma
September 12 2012 3:25 PM ET

Report: LGBT Americans Face Unfair Laws, Stigma

Sunnivie Brydum

A new report finds that LGBT Americans face a patchwork of conflicting federal and state laws which stand in the way of their being fully equal citizens.

WATCH Barney Frank Calls Log Cabin Republicans Uncle Toms
September 07 2012 2:16 PM ET

WATCH: Barney Frank Slams Log Cabin With 'Uncle Tom' Comment

Trudy Ring

The comparison prompted a response from Log Cabin and some distancing remarks from LGBT leaders.

Transgender Delegation Makes DNC Especially Historic
September 07 2012 1:30 PM ET

Transgender Delegation Makes DNC 'Especially Historic'

David Aaron Moore of QNotes

The 2012 Democratic National Convention boasted the largest number of transgender delegates ever.

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.

Photos from an LGBT Welcome Party at the DNC
September 04 2012 2:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: DNC Kicks Off With LGBT Welcome Party

Matt Comer of QNotes

The Unity Through Community LGBT welcome event was held at the new North Carolina Dance Theatre building, just blocks away from official convention venue sites in Uptown Charlotte.

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law
June 28 2012 11:14 AM ET

Supreme Court Backs Health Care Law, LGBT Leaders Cheer

Julie Bolcer

Except for gay conservative groups, advocates see the decision as a victory for the president and LGBT Americans who disproportionately face barriers to accessing health care.