Politics

COMMENTARY: Ken Cuccinelli's war on oral sex

Virgina GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli -- who is intent on reinstating Virginia's Crimes Against Nature law -- apparently thinks oral sex (between any two people, gay or straight) is the same as gay sex.

COMMENTARY: Russia’s anti-gay crackdown

Russia’s president, Vladimir V. Putin, has declared war on homosexuals. So far, the world has mostly been silent.

COMMENTARY: San Diego County Clerk is out and proud - as a homophobe

In reality, County Clerk Ernest Dronenburg is derelict of his duties, he is failing to serve all San Diegans he was elected to represent, and he deserves punishment at the ballot box should he choose to stand for re-election.

COMMENTARY: Leadership must put people before politics

Unfortunately, Mayor Filner’s bizarre actions and combative personality now stand in the way of San Diegans getting the government they deserve.

COMMENTARY: Is Carl DeMaio the key to rewriting LGBT history?

More than ever, Republicans are embracing marriage equality and taking a public stand like Senators Rob Portman, Mark Kirk and Lisa Murkowski, just to name a few. They are changing their conversation, and taking huge political risks at the same time, by coming out.

COMMENTARY | Carl DeMaio: Our modern LGBT role model

To my pleasant surprise, Carl did not have two heads, red blazing eyes or horns behind his ears as some of his detractors want you to think. Quite the contrary, I met a very thoughtful, intelligent and well-grounded man who has had an extraordinary life story and an exemplary career of accomplishments in business as well as public service.

Presidential Proclamation: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month, 2013

I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2012 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon the people of the United States to eliminate prejudice everywhere it exists, and to celebrate the great diversity of the American people.