Didn’t watch the State of the Union? That’s okay, we did.
A Canadian’s take on how backwards the struggle to get immigration reform for same-sex couples has turned out to be.
It’s telling and moving that Obama chose to dedicate a fairly significant chunk of his speech to the LGBT community; it sends the message that we are who he thinks of when remembering how equal we are or are not.
Four states made progress on same-sex marriage, but someone didn’t get the memo.
Brandy Howard attended the election night victory part in Chicago, and we promised you pics or it didn’t happen. Ta-dah!
But seriously, let’s get to the actually important stuff and talk about the lady with the flag in her hair and Donald Trump’s Twitter tantrum.
Tonight Obama won, Tammy Baldwin won, Todd Akin lost, some states legalized marijuana and voted for marriage equality in four states!
Today is a very important day for our country: America will vote for a president and everybody in Canada is watching.
Greetings Queers, and Happy Election Day! Welcome to our Feelings Thread / Election Day Party Live Blog. Are you excited? I’m excited.
Election-related reads! Topics include The Ballot Cops, Obama circa 1993, Joan Didion on John Kerry, “the politics of personality destruction,” Red States/Blue States , the history of voting and so much more!
In a perfect example of how this campaign is becoming an elementary-school-style cry for attention, Americans’ evenings were recently rudely interrupted when they were texted anti-gay and anti-Obama messages.
Yes, voting is probably the single most important thing you can do on Election Day in the United States (November 6th!) But it’s not the only important thing you can do on Election Day.
Carolyn’s Team Pick: “The one percent? It’ll no longer be the very rich. It’ll be the very fast.”
Obama has announced his support of Washington, Maryland and Maine’s marriage equality initiatives! Hopefully most voters will agree with him, because the polls sure are close!
This afternoon, Barack Obama did indeed become the first sitting president to take advantage of early voting in person. The message behind these actions? You too can cast your vote. Right now.
“So while the “binders full of women” were in fact real, and not an imaginary item to be mocked, they weren’t exactly something Mitt can take credit for.”
ABC News spent a lot of time telling you what all the cool kids were tweeting about. We live tweeted the debate and sounded marginally cooler. Join us for a fun adventure in “none of us could gchat so we decided to do this instead.”
Jane Lynch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Billie Jean King, George Takei, Wanda Sykes, Zachary Quinto, and Chaz Bono are leaning towards Obama.
Ali’s Team Pick: Bad Lip Reading did a hilarious re-dubbing of the first presidential debate. Please, BLR, do more! We want more!
“I’m going to live my whole life and die right here in front of my laptop while Romney talks.”