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The Changing Face of the GOP and Log Cabin Republicans

By Akeem Favor | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
Recognizing its dwindling base and lack of minorities, the Grand Old Party has quickly repositioned itself as more welcoming, setting off a sea change in their involvement in LGBT issues.

CPAC :: No Gay Groups Allowed!

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Feb 28, 2013
In an interesting move, officials from CPAC have excluded two conservative gay organizations from attending the annual GOP event.

Whither the Whiter GOP?

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Jan 16, 2013
Will the party of Lincoln come to its sense, or will it sink into crotchety senescence? Post-election, the question remains.

Gay Pundits & Groups at Odds Over Hagel’s Defense Secretary Nomination

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
Chuck Hagel, Obama’s pick for U.S. Defense Secretary is causing concern among some LGBT activists & groups who don’t like comments & actions he took in the past.

Log Cabin Slams Fellow GOPer Chuck Hagel in NYT Ad

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 2, 2013
The Log Cabin Republicans took out a full-page ad in the New York Times to slam Chuck Hagel’s choice as Defense Secretary, leading some to how the small group got the funds & why it really did it.

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Romney for President

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Oct 24, 2012
The Log Cabin Republicans, a Republican gay rights group, announced on Tuesday that they will endorsee Mitt Romney for president just weeks before voting takes place.

Gay Marriage a Flash Point in Presidential Elections

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 20, 2012
Obama, Biden & their party endorse marriage equality; Romney, Ryan & their party oppose any government recognition, down to domestic partnership. Economy? What economy?

Log Cabin Republicans Ad Asks RNC to Consider Marriage Equality

By Steffany Skelley Gilmer | Wednesday Sep 5, 2012
When the Log Cabin Republicans pleas with the GOP to consider marriage equality fell on deaf ears, they upped the ante, running a full-page ad in the Tampa Tribune.

Gay Republicans Claim They’re Being Heard in Tampa

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 29, 2012
At the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Log Cabin, the main GOP gay group, vies to be heard by leaders & rank-and-file , as it justifies support for a candidate & party that oppose it on marriage equality & other issues.

Family Research Council Wrote GOP’s Anti-Gay Union Plank

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
The GOP’s platform opposes all gay unions. FRC President Tony Perkins brags that he wrote the statement. Among the blowback: Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who says the fight for gay marriage is a ’fight for all our rights.’