Ken Rudin. This is not a story about hypocrisy, or spreading gossip, or a gotcha moment, and certainly not about outing. Nothing like that at all.
If picked and ultimately confirmed by the Senate, he would be the first openly gay person to fill a Cabinet-level foreign policy post. Grenell previously served as US spokesman at the U. Bush's administration.
The Log Cabin Republicans endorsement of Trump comes as it marks a reversal from its stance. Angelo, has been critical of policies enacted under Trump in the past. Nonetheless, glad to see gay Republicans united as we head toward victory in
The same-sex marriage battle just got more interesting: Former Republican National Committee chairman Ken Mehlman has revealed he's gay in an interview with The Atlantic 's Marc Ambinder. Long rumored to be homosexual, the never-married Mehlman, 43 — who also served as George W. Bush's campaign manager in — will now reportedly become an advocate for gay marriage, a decision that's surprised some because of Mehlman's close ties to the American Foundation for Equal Rights AFERwhich sparked the legal challenge against California's Proposition 8 this year. But will this development really make a difference?
Washington Blade photo by Michael Key. In what LGBT Republicans consider to be a first-of-its-kind development, the chair of the Republican National Committee last week issued an official letter commemorating Log Cabin Republicans on its 40 th anniversary and praising the group for advocating for LGBT rights. McDaniel in her letter.
One of the most prominent openly-gay Republicans has weighed in on the debate over his party's position on same-sex marriage. Mehlman argues that support for same-sex marriage has rapidly risen across all demographic groups over the past decade, making it an acute political problem for the GOP, which included anti-gay marriage language in its party platform this summer. To skeptical conservatives, Mehlman says they won't need to change their core convictions about marriage to support the ability of same-sex couples to enter into civil marriages:.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters theatlantic. Ken Mehlman, President Bush's campaign manager in and a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, has told family and associates that he is gay.
The cases, which the court is likely to take up next session, consider whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act ofwhich prohibits employment discrimination based on sex, prohibits discrimination against L. The signers reflect what a broad cross section of Americans overwhelmingly believe: Such discrimination is wrong. Polls consistently show a high percentage of Americans think that firing people or denying them jobs or promotions because they are L. A full 92 percent said so in an April poll by Quinnipiac University.
The controversial resolutions dealing with sex education and same-sex marriage threatened to cast a shadow on the first GOP presidential debate Thursday in Cleveland, as the party looks toward expanding its base in the key swing state. According to a member of the committee, both failed to gain support to be recommended to the full member party governing body on Friday. The Washington Blade first reported on the proposed resolutions over the weekend. The proposals quickly garnered attention and criticism from the Democratic National Committee and same-sex marriage proponents.