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Richard Socarides

Read the latest news about Richard Socarides, a former LGBT adviser to President Bill Clinton and a founding leader of Equality Matters, a branch of Media Matters that responds to homophobic media messages and applies pressure to elected officials. Learn more about Richard Socarides, a frequent cable news pundit on LGBT issues, who also practices law in New York in addition to his duties as an activist. He is also a profilic writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and more.

“I used to love Chick-Fil-A," Spitzer said. "Their sandwiches were great. Their lemonade was amazing. I’m never going back.”

July 27 2012 2:17 PM

Richard Socarides, who was LGBT adviser to President Clinton, tells Eliot Spitzer there's reason for optimism.

July 06 2012 6:21 PM

The Los Angeles–based political consultant whose central role in the Proposition 8 lawsuit turned him into a national LGBT rights figure has been named president of the Human Rights Campaign.

March 02 2012 2:52 PM