Topics :: Mitt Romney
By Steve Weinstein | Monday Sep 17, 2012
The Grand Old Party is, indeed, the party of "old" but not so grand. The only way to get nominated is to cater to the far-right primary voters, while the rest of the country has moved away from ignorance about issues such as gay rights.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Aug 30, 2012
Once "Modern Family" co-producer Steven Levitan got wind that Ann Romney loves the show, he offered her a role - the officiant at Mitch and Cam’s wedding - but only when same-sex marriage is legalized.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
At the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Log Cabin, the main GOP gay group, vies to be heard by leaders & rank-and-file , as it justifies support for a candidate & party that oppose it on marriage equality & other issues.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 15, 2012
The Human Rights Campaign recently slammed Mitt Romney’s running mate, Paul Ryan, and gave him a score of zero when it comes to LGBT issues.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 10, 2012
Officials from Mitt Romney’s campaign confirmed that the Republican presidential candidate stands by comments he made in a 1994 debate where he said that he believes gay people should be allowed to participate in the Boy Scouts of America.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 22, 2012
The gay conservative group GOProud recently announced that it would be "enthusiastically" supporting Mitt Romney in the upcoming presidential election. The endorsement upset gay activist Dan Savage, however, who had a few choice words for the group.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 20, 2012
The Boston Globe reported that former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney’s administration prevented an anti-bullying public school guide from being published in 2006 because it used the terms "bisexual" and "transgender."
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 8, 2012
Some reports say that the U.K.’s Prime Minister David Cameron will surrender to the Tories’ criticism of not being conservative enough by retreating on the issue of gay marriage while others claim he will do no such thing.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 23, 2012
The anti marriage-equality group, the National Organization for Marriage, is calling for an investigation after the IRS allegedly leaked tax information to the Human Rights Campaign that Mitt Romney donated ten grand to the group in 2008.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Apr 23, 2012
Despite strong indications the electorate doesn’t want to institutionalize anti-gay policy, the GOP, as the presidential contenders showed us, believe an appeal to the party’s base means sometimes appealing to their basest instincts.