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Ken Mehlman

Read the latest news about Ken Mehlman, the former Republican National Committee chairman who came out after the conclusion of the Bush administration. Learn about the Project Right Side, an organization he launched that puts pressure on the Republican Party to be more accepting of groups like LGBT Americans. Find out more about Ken Mehlman, a graduate of Harvard Law School, and other public figures who are related to the gay rights movement in the worlds of politics, business, law, and more.

GOP Brief: Marriage Equality Makes Society 'More Free'

A pro-equality Supreme Court brief filed by more than 300 conservatives, coordinated by Ken Mehlman, features several noteworthy changes from a similar effort in 2013.

Obama or Romney: Who Is Helping GOP Evolve?

Ken Mehlman and the Log Cabin Republicans' executive director tell us who or what they think is helping some Republicans evolve on marriage equality.

75 Prominent Republicans: Marriage Is Constitutional Right

Dozens of prominent Republicans including Meg Whitman, Jon Huntsman, Christine Todd Whitman, and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen support marriage equality.

Ken Mehlman Launches Gay Rights Project

The former RNC chairman created Project Right Side, a research and analysis nonprofit, with the belief that conservatives succeed when they "attract new supporters to timeless traditions."

Why Does Maryland's Governor See a 'Real Shot' for Marriage?

"We have a real shot at prevailing here," the Maryland governor told reporters Wednesday despite bad news in a new poll and expected attacks by the National Organization for Marriage.

Republican Makes Big Donation to Maryland Marriage Campaign

Proposition 8 attorney and former Solicitor General Ted Olson said the "partisan veil" on marriage equality has been removed.

Hero for NY Marriage Is Out, Backs Away From Third-Party Bid

Governor Andrew Cuomo even offered to back Sen. Roy McDonald if he chose to continue as a third-party candidate, and a poll released by marriage equality advocates indicated the effort could be successful.


Maryland Governor: 'We Need $2 Million More'

Martin O'Malley said he believes the marriage equality referendum can pass in his state provided "we can raise some more money."

Marylanders for Marriage Equality to Raise Money in New York City

Christine Quinn and Thomas Roberts have joined the high-profile host committee for next month's event showcasing the connections between Maryland and New York.

Republican Comes Out, Slams 'Don't Say Gay'

Rep. Zach Wyatt said he had been lying to himself for a long time, but no longer could he.

Oped Making Marriage About Commitment

There are three reasons that setting aside the rights argument in favor of talking about lifetime commitment is crucial.