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Group Vows To Defeat Rob Portman In 2016 Over His Support For Same-Sex Marriage
17 LGBT Political Moments That Made Us Proud This Year
Happy Pride Month! In honor of the occasion, we're taking a look at some of the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
Repentance Politics, Repentance Theology
Writer, teacher, parent. Committed to work for racial justice ...
We seem to be maybe, finally, oh so slowly going through a sea change on lesbian and gay rights. Cultural acceptance -- incomplete still, of course -- came first, and it seems like maybe political and religious acceptance may follow.
Rob Portman Approval Rating Down Among Republicans: Poll
Asked to react specifically to Portman's endorsement of same-sex marriage, 20 percent of voters said they viewed him more
Bob Hagan, Ohio State Lawmaker: Rob Portman Shows 'Lack Of Courage And Testicular Fortitude'
Portman was one of 46 senators who voted against bipartisan background check legislation on Wednesday. In a statement, he
Mark Kirk Backs Gay Marriage
"Same-sex couples should have the right to civil marriage," he continued. "Our time on this earth is limited, I know that
Democrats Yet To Endorse Gay Marriage Now Targeted By MoveOn.Org Petition
The focus on support for gay marriage intensified last week, as the Supreme Court began its deliberations on landmark same
We Should Respect Our Straight Allies' Coming-Out Journeys
Joan E. Dowlin
I am a musician who loves writing.
I've been disturbed by some reactions from the gay community to three specific public announcements regarding coming out and gay rights. In each instance the person announcing their sexual orientation or their support for same-sex marriage has been vilified.
The Day I Had to Face My Republican Father Over Gay Marriage
Columnist, Radio Host, Gay Dad and Activist
I relate to the family of Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) on many levels. Like Will Portman, I am also the son of a staunch Republican dad to whom I came out. As with the Portmans, our political viewpoints and their conflicts with our individual integrity brought us to a moment of truth.
Rob Portman's Gay Marriage Conversion Explained By His Son
Portman didn’t instantaneously become a pariah in the ranks. Instead, his colleagues said they were fine with his decision
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Karl Rove On Gay Marriage: 'I Could' See A GOP Candidate Supporting It In 2016 (VIDEO)
Count Republican strategist Karl Rove among the folks who see a possible GOP evolution on gay marriage. "I mean, for heaven's
Before The Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage, An American Change Of Heart
There was no moment of sudden epiphany for Nikkel, no particular friendship with a gay person. Her change followed a trajectory
Gay Marriage: The Tide Has Turned and There's No Going Back
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
Although no one can be sure how the current Supreme Court justices will vote, the American public has already made up its mind. Public support for gay marriage has hit a new high.
Tammy Baldwin On Rob Portman's Gay Marriage Reversal, ENDA And Obama
“I feel quite hopeful about ENDA making progress in the Senate,” she said. “Right now the author of the legislation is engaged
Saxby Chambliss: 'I'm Not Gay. So I'm Not Going To Marry One.'
Chambliss' curt non-sequitur may illustrate how long it will take for other Republican senators to back gay marriage. Portman
Conservatives Can Learn From Rob Portman
Writer, pundit, analyst and kibitzer. For more information vis...
Did he not realize that the sons and daughters of many of his constituents, who are indeed also loved by their parents no less than Portman loves his own son, had been treated unfairly due to the laws that he had supported?
More Republicans for Marriage Equality (VIDEO)
Seattle-based writer & storyteller
As always, it's been a busy week for marriage equality. There was Rob Portman and his gay son, Obama's comments on the cases before the Supreme Court, and lots of legislation advancing from Colorado to Rhode Island. And of course there was the news about Hillary.
Reince Priebus: Republican Party 'Believes Marriage Is Between One Man And One Woman'
"Of course we're going to help Rob Portman," Priebus said. "He's a good conservative Republican." "I know our party believes
Queer in Public
Chief Wrangler at The OpEd Project
For some, the threat of violence is too real, and the simple act of holding hands or kissing on a street corner would be unwise and unsafe. But for the rest of us, we have the capability to shift the tides by making ourselves visible.
Conservatives Go After Senator's Gay Son
Republican Senators Meet To Discuss Rob Portman's Shift On Marriage Equality
WASHINGTON -- Rob Portman (R-Ohio) met Tuesday with his fellow Senate Republicans to discuss his surprising shift on the
Phyllis Schlafly: Republican National Committee Should 'Ignore' Rob Portman
Some Republican strategists, however, believe that it's not unfathomable for a pro-gay marriage Republican candidate to get
John Boehner Can't 'Ever Imagine' Supporting Gay Marriage
Days after Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) reversed his stance on gay marriage, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is not doing the same.
Thanks, Sen. Portman, But...
Musician, Singer, Actor, Teacher
What about the opponents of same-sex marriage who do
have gay children? What about the bullies of LGBT youth? What about the perpetrators of hate crimes? What about religious leaders who preach hate? What will it take for
people to reexamine their beliefs?
Pro-Gay Marriage Republican Presidential Candidate Only A Matter Of Time, Top Consultants Say
"I come at this from the perspective that what a consultant believes personally shouldn't matter in the least, but that we
The Portmans: Profiles in Courage
Attorney, graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, former Marine an...
Sen. Portman could have remained silent about his son's coming out. That inaction would have been politically expedient for a conservative member of the Republican Party. Instead, he took to the air and wrote an op-ed explaining why he had changed his position on marriage equality.
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