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

Op-ed: Impossibility of Standing With the GOP

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

Op-ed: A Call for Protests Outside Supreme Court

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

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

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

First Trans Woman Elected to DNC

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

LGBT Americans Face Unfair Laws and Stigma

Report: LGBT Americans Face Unfair Laws, Stigma

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

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

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

Transgender Delegation Makes DNC Especially Historic

Transgender Delegation Makes DNC 'Especially Historic'

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

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at Democratic Convention

Christine Quinn Reflects on Progress at DNC

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

PHOTOS: DNC Kicks Off With LGBT Welcome Party

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

Supreme Court Backs Health Care Law, LGBT Leaders Cheer

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.

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