Tag Archives: Fox News

Hostilities escalate as GOP approves anti-LGBT platform

Even Log Cabin Republicans expressed fury this week over the Republican Party platform's hostility to LGBT people. And the Human Rights Campaign said it is "prepared to go to extraordinary lengths to defeat” the Trump-Pence ticket.

One candidate is half way, another seeks loyalty oath, a third backs down

Hillary Clinton now has more than half the delegates needed to secure the Democratic presidential nomination. Some Donald Trump supporters are executing a haunting salute while swearing to vote for him. And John Kasich suggests gay couples are 'pressuring' businesses

First GOP debates: 17 candidates, one ‘humane’ response on LGBT issues

Only six of the 17 Republican presidential candidates fielded a question that hit upon an LGBT issue during last Thursday's debates. And only one of those six --Ohio Governor John Kasich— answered in a way that suggested a measure of

Initial snapshots of GOP candidates on LGBT issues: ‘Confuse everybody’

Studies have shown that only about one-third of LGBT Americans vote Republican, but there’s realistic chance a Republican will win the White House in 2016, so LGBT people need to pay attention to who might take the GOP nomination. The

Speed Read: Thursday 3 October 2013

Lambda files its fifth marriage lawsuit, this time in West Virginia. Justice Scalia is suddenly mum on marriage for same-sex couples. Conference next week to help LGBT youth. Fox News keeps Republican candidate in Virginia honest. HRC national dinner sold

DADT repeal booed during GOP debate

The repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell was driven home before a national television audience Thursday, September 22. That’s when an active duty soldier in Iraq identified himself as being gay and asked Republican presidential hopefuls whether they would, as

LGBT issues again absent from Tea Party debate

There were no LGBT-related questions during Monday night’s Republican presidential debate (September 12), even though the driving interest behind the debate was the Republican Party’s far right-wing.

Fox News bars gay candidate from Iowa debate

Openly gay presidential candidate Fred Karger will once again be left out of a nationally televised debate among Republican presidential hopefuls--this time, in Iowa on Thursday night.

‘Traditional values’ take a slip in the polls

"Traditional values" didn’t do too well in the latest CNN poll of American adults. For the first time in 18 years since the question has been asked, the percentage of adults thinking that the government should "promote traditional values" dropped

DOJ-DOMA aftermath: swell or tsunami?

Political decisions are a lot like oceanic earthquakes. First, there’s the quake, and then there’s the wave. Nobody can tell just how significant the wave is until it reaches land and, sometimes, the wave has greater impact than the earthquake;