Gay donors are expected to give Obama a lot of cash for his 2012 re-election campaign, which is probably our best shot yet at getting equal rights, eventually.
The White House Correspondents Dinner, when Obama makes jokes and Donald Trump gets booed and Seth Meyers makes jokes and we all feel really good about America.
Uh so the Obama Administration would like everyone in the world to fight discrimination against gay people. Also he’s “creating a government position to monitor gay rights in the Western Hemisphere. So, there’s that.
Jeremy Bernard has been a key fundraiser and gay agenda pusher for Obama since 2007, now he’s in charge of ALL THE PARTIES! Also, Obama’s hired a ton of gays, right?
In which Barack Obama declares that he officially has our backs, seemingly out of nowhere.
The story of the day the President told the people to get their shit together.
I know this is supposed to be about Obama and civil rights and his sit-down with lefty bloggers and the gay issues he wasn’t interested in supporting at the time and also his Daily Show appearance, but it’s really about me. Because isn’t everything.
President Obama makes a video for the It Gets Better campaign and obvs we have some thoughts.
Obama and Hillary are making efforts to assure us that gay rights are still a priority. Also gays will get more rights to take time off work to care for partners or kids. New York is about to have a gay/trans inclusive anti-bullying bill. And we’re still cautiously optimistic about the Prop 8 trial.
Today Obama did another thing for gay people, and we can hear the icicles of our soul slowly melting. Which got me thinking about relationships — are we in an emotionally manipulative short-term on-and-off relationship with Obama, or is he in fact being a better man?
GetEqual interrupts Obama’s speech, again. Closing arguments for the Prop 8 trial will be heard on June 16, but will there be cameras? Also, a behind-the-scenes look at trans rights advocacy in Washington, Clayton McKleskey of The Dallas Morning News wants to know if we can stop talking about gay stuff yet, and more on college courses on gay marriage (or, as we like to call it, ‘marriage’).
Obama is ordering the department of Health and Human Services to allow same-sex couples hospital visitation rights! Plus, the White House squashes Elena Kagan gay rumors, Constance McMillen will lead the NYC Pride parade, and today is the National Day of Silence.
The Obama Administration is making small steps towards helping the LGBT community with the Shepard Act & new initiatives from the departments of Housing and Urban Development and Health and Human Services. Also; Dan Choi gives great interview to the Metro Weekly – with tales of a childhood spent praying “Jesus, make me pop a boner for Michelle Pfeiffer, in Jesus’ name, amen!”
Obama to the HRC: “I’m here with a simple message. I’m here with you, in that fight.” Obama pinky-swore and pretty-promised to do everything we want him to do. So, lesbians – what now?
Baby, sometimes love just ain’t enough.
The Obama administration filed court papers Monday claiming a federal marriage law discriminates against gays, even as government lawyers continued to defend it. Also, Salon does fag hags and everyone pretends to like Mad Men, many have not actually seen it.