Politics Local D. New York Rep. Gay conservatives have offered endless fodder for comedians. But it hasn't always been that way. Seeing an opportunity, the Democratic Party stepped up its efforts to recruit gay Republicans, said Eric Stern, director of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender outreach at the Democratic National Committee.
The challenge for the GOP gay community, said Log Cabin executive director Patrick Guerriero, is to shift the argument away from "marriage" to the more important conservative issue of defending the sanctity of the Constitution. Close Comment Window.
Jaws dropped, fingers wagged, tweets were sent and a former head of the D. Support for the Federal Marriage Amendment was a bridge too far for Log Cabin, whose board voted against endorsing Bush for re-election. Given a second opportunity to endorse a Bush, Log Cabin decided to throw its support behind George W.
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Buckley turned out to be wrong about that — he finished in third place with just 26 percent of the vote. Receive the latest political news delivered every Tuesday and Thursday from reporters in Austin, Dallas and Washington.
But most not denounce anti- gay rhetoric at the Republican National Convention all I am proud to be an American. Gay Republicans have typically offered two reasons for remaining loyal to a party that offers little reciprocation. We want to hear it By Dan Cooney.
Drawing on unfounded fears after the Massachusetts Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in the Bay State inBush called for passage of a Federal Marriage Amendment and made it a centerpiece of his re-election campaign.
We really are in a unique position, because we are coming from a place of conversation, dialogue and advisement—as opposed to unrelenting opposition, which seems to be the battle cry of the LGBT left. He was greeted with wild cheers and extended applause as some delegations jumped to their feet — another striking moment for a Republican gathering.
Do you think that the resurgence of the extreme right plays a part in anti-LGBT hate crimes? Some chuckled, joking that God was issuing them a warning.