The Nation profiles ‘Obama’s Enforcer’: campaign manager Jim Messina

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Readers of this blog are quite familiar with Jim Messina, who served as Deputy Chief of Staff to President Obama. He was also in charge of the White House LGBT strategy, including DADT ...

Hero of the Month: President Obama (with caveats)

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Despite some major ambivalence (see below), Barack Obama is my hero of the month. He and his administration deserve credit for finally deciding to stop defending DOMA and for taking ...

Will Obama continue to base his opposition to same-sex marriage on religion?

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During the debate in the Maryland House on marriage, I was struck by how many elected officials claimed their vote against the bill was based on religious grounds. Delegate Glenn said, ...

In NYC, remembering David Kato and ‘the murderous complicity of American and Ugandan evangelicals’

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On the same day DC activists were protesting The Family’s prayer breakfast, New Yorkers were holding a memorial for David Kato. There’s a link, of course. The Family has ...

Blade’s Chris Johnson asks Gibbs if Obama has actually backtracked on marriage

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In 1996, State Senate candidate Barack Obama indicated his support for same-sex marriage, stating “I support legalizing same-sex marriagem and would fight efforts to prohibit ...

Ontario Catholic school board member compares gay-straight alliances to ‘Nazi groups’

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Now she’s denying, a la Rick Warren and the infamous DOMA brief, that she meant to “compare” gay clubs and the Nazis. Then why invoke them at all?

The gays are ticked

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Reprinted from AMERICAblog Gay: From our comments section. Nkocal writes: And because Gays could not be patient they just let the Republicans gain in the house and senate, where DADT ...

Want to know how ticked the gays are?

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From our comments section. Nkocal writes: And because Gays could not be patient they just let the Republicans gain in the house and senate, where DADT has to be repealed, guaranteeing ...

We’ve got an ally in the White House, but the President still doesn’t support full equality

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Kerry Eleveld talked to Steve Hildebrand, who served as Deputy Campaign Manager for Barack Obama, about his colleague, Pete Rouse, who is now serving as the interim White House Chief ...

Enviros ‘feel stabbed in the back’ over ‘dastardly move’ by Obama admin.

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The environmentalists now have their own version of the DOMA brief from the Obama administration. Via NYT’s Greenwire: The Obama administration has urged the Supreme Court to ...

Eleveld on Obama and marriage:

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Kerry Eleveld in the Advocate: I get the distinct feeling the White House hopes it can simply duck the marriage question straight through 2012, and I’d also bet dollars to doughnuts ...

Marriage equality: Obama dare not speak his support

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Kerry Eleveld’s latest column gets into an issue the Obama administration desperately wants to avoid: marriage equality. I think Kerry captures the situation perfectly: In fact, ...

Signorile: If Dems want our money, they need to work for it. And they haven’t yet.

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Michelangelo Signorile in the Advocate: For [openly gay DNC Treasurer Andy] Tobias, Democrats’ shaky midterm prospects have little to do with their own mediocre track record among ...
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