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.

Who is really responsible for the anti-LGBT messaging that has been tied to the Republican Party?

October 16 2013 7:00 AM

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

January 30 2013 7:00 PM

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

January 18 2013 5:00 AM

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

January 12 2013 1:22 PM

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.

September 12 2012 4:25 PM

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

September 07 2012 3:16 PM

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

September 07 2012 2:30 PM

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.

September 06 2012 12:25 PM

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.

September 04 2012 3:00 AM

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.

June 28 2012 12:14 PM