“But we also believe in something called citizenship citizenship, a word at the very heart of our founding, a word at the very essence of our democracy, the idea that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations.”
Over on their DC Decoder page, the Christian Science Monitor published a helpful guide on where both President Obama and Mittsy stand on what they at their newspaper call “gay issues” but what I like to call “issues that concern U.S. citizens who are also humans.”
Due to high levels of Republicanism, I come bearing some bad news. But also some great essays.
The Democratic Party is officially adding a “plank” to their party platform supporting gay marriage.
The Supreme Court ruled that the Affordable Care Act and its mandate that Americans carry health insurance or else face a tax is constitutional.
“And as long as I have the privilege of being your President, I promise you, you won’t just have a friend in the White House, you will have a fellow advocate.”
“He swore to protect and uphold the constitution, not the Bible, but the Constitution of the United States. He is not the pastor of the United States, he’s the President of the United States.”
President Obama announced he supports same-sex marriage, and then what happened?
Obama has just announced he personally supports gay marriage.
Joe Biden finished “evolving” a long time ago, it seems.
I bet you had no idea that you needed a Beerack Obama Ornament or a hot-pink Michelle Obama tote-bag or “Hope on a Rope,” didja?
Obama decided not to sign a piece of paper that would give LGBT employees of federal contractors the right to not be fired because of their sexual orientation.
The announcement of the first-ever LGBT Pride Month White House Champions of Change Contest is one of many recent events suggesting Obama is on our side for real now.
“If you really value families, you shouldn’t play politics with women’s health.” — President Barack Obama
When I heard that President Obama would be speaking at my school, Barnard, and not at his Alma Mater across the street, I knew that outrage would ensue. And it has.
“I will not go back to the days when Wall Street was allowed to play by its own set of rules.”
This will be an important few months for marriage equality, especially in New Hampshire and New Jersey.
The Obama administration’s decision to take treatment of gays and lesbians into account when making foreign aid decisions is actually really historic, and here’s why.
“Whatever it was, many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans had had enough.”
“You’ve got audiences cheering at the prospect of somebody dying because they don’t have healthcare and booing a service member in Iraq because they’re gay.”