Topics :: Log Cabin Republicans
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.’
By Michael K. Lavers | Friday Mar 2, 2012
Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe’s announcement on Tuesday that she will retire from the U.S. Senate sent shockwaves across Washington, D.C. Will her departure further isolate LGBT-friendly Republicans on Capitol Hill from their own party?
By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Feb 8, 2012
Three leading Republican presidential candidates were quick to blast so-called judicial activism in response to a federal appeals court’s ruling that found California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Are they too obsessed with marriage?
By Steve Weinstein | Saturday Jan 14, 2012
R. Clarke Cooper, the head of the Log Cabin Republicans, sat down with EDGE to discuss how the gay group sees the presidential race, how far the party’s come to our side, and how much work remains to be done to turn the Grand Old Party around.
By Peter Cassels | Tuesday Jan 3, 2012
So far, the GOP candidates have been tripping over each other to oppose gay rights, from the military to marriage. But is this a winning strategy overall? EDGE looks at unchanging attitudes in a changing electorate.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 22, 2011
Republican groups GOProud and Log Cabin Republicans defend GOP candidate Newt Gingrich’s remarks when he told a gay Iowa man that he should vote for Obama if he believes LGBT issues are most important to him.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 9, 2011
After Rick Perry’s controversial video, members from the gay Republican organization GOProud outed Perry’s strategist via Twitter.
By Lisa Leff | Thursday Sep 29, 2011
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Thursday, Sept. 29, tossed out a lawsuit that had challenged the military policy as a violation of gay service members’ civil rights.
By Megan Barnes | Monday Sep 26, 2011
Even though the repeal of ’don’t ask, don’t tell’ became official on Sept. 20, Log Cabin Republicans continue to challenge of the Clinton-era law in federal court because it maintains protections of gays and lesbians in the military are not guaranteed.
By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Sep 21, 2011
Log Cabin Republicans honored U.S. Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and U.S. Reps. Nan Hayworth and Richard Hanna in Washington, D.C., on the same day the repeal of ’don’t ask, don’t tell’ became official.