We were perusing the New York Times on Sunday and came upon a major story in the Style section about White House social secretary Jeremy Bernard, who, according to all reports, is doing a bang-up job for President Barack Obama.
Bernard made major news last year when he became the first openly gay m ... More >>
Ted SoquiJeremy Bernard, left, with former partner Rufus Gifford in 2008On February 1, 2007, political fund raiser Jeremy Bernard wasn't thinking about making history.
It was his first day on the job for U.S. Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and Bernard and his then-partner, R ... More >>
Over the past few days, Courage Campaign, one of the leading political organizations in the fight to overturn Proposition 8, has been asking supporters to donate $200,000 so it can help launch a pro-gay marriage ballot measure in 2010. The self-imposed deadline for this major fund raising effort is ... More >>
Equality California, one of the most politically connected gay rights organizations in California, has issued a statement urging a "thorough investigation" of the possible murder of August Provost, a 29-year-old gay African-American sailor who was shot and killed at Camp Pendleton in Southern Califo ... More >>
Last night at a political fundraiser in Las Vegas, President Barack Obama made a pitch for nearly everything under the sun: better education, "change" in Washington, improved national fuel efficiency standards and a host of other things, even a plug for his new U.S. Supreme Court justice pick, Sonia ... More >>
Patrick Range McDonaldAnti-Prop. 8 marcher in Westwood in November, 2008.In an unsurprising ruling, the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8 today. As for the fate of approximately 18,000 legally married same sex couples, the supreme court decided they remain valid. Chief Justice Ronald Geo ... More >>
For weeks, activists and political observers in the gay community have been calling for a post-Prop. 8 town hall meeting, where "No on 8" staffers can take, and hopefully answer, tough questions about the Proposition 8 loss. Tonight at 6 p.m., the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center will host a "vi ... More >>
On the evening of June 26, with the right kind of ears, a steady, collective groan could be heard from thousands of gay Republicans throughout California…followed by an eerie silence. Their man, Senator John McCain, decided to play small ball in his quest for the White House, and came out with a ... More >>
On Tuesday, the Democratic Party will finally wrap up its long, hard fought primary season. There will be a lot of talk about who will ultimately be the best candidate to defeat Senator John McCain on Election Day, but gays and lesbians--in California and anywhere else--may want to consider somethin ... More >>
David Mixner, a gay politico who was an integral part of former Bill Clinton’s kitchen cabinet during his successful 1992 run for the White House, now endorses Senator Barack Obama.
Mixner was raising money for former Senator John Edwards. He’s a major player in LGBT politics—he hauled in $4 ... More >>