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In response to President Barack Obama‘s announcement that he supports marriage equality for the LGBT community, Mississippi state Rep. Andy Gipson (R) said that the…

Author Toni Morrison anointed President Bill Clinton “America’s First Black President,” and in a play on that title and what is sure to be a…

In this exclusive opinion piece, noted Baltimore-based minister Rev. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant responds to President Obama’s recent declaration of support for same-sex marriages. ———— The…

In a sit-down interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts, President Barack Obama said that same-sex couples should get married, the Huffington Post reports. SEE ALSO: Is…

RALEIGH, N.C. — The national debate over gay marriage turns its attention South on Tuesday, as North Carolina could be on the verge of becoming…

In the town of Fullerto, Calif., gay high school senior Kearian Gertz (pictured) was removed from an annual pageant competition, after expressing pro-gay views on…

New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie , is being criticized by Black leaders for comparing the Civil Rights movement to gay marriage in a  recent statement where he said he would veto a gay marriage bill and called for a referendum. Christie said, “I think people would have been happy to have a referendum on civil […]

Would President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign benefit from him supporting gay marriage, TheRoot asks. SEE ALSO: Top Ten Myths About 2012 Obama is arguably the most gay friendly president in U.S. history. His repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and passage of a federal law that further extends protections of LGBT people firmly solidifies his […]

The Human Rights Campaign has launched a campaign featuring prominent African Americans in support of same sex marriage. NAACP head Julian Bond, comedian Mo’Nique, and Newark Mayor Corey Booker have all made video testimonials supporting gay marriage. Also read: Bistro Chez Lucienne: French in the Heart of Harlem Also read: Ex-Cop To Be Sentenced For […]

Ask any Republican if they support gay marriage, and you will more than likely get a not-so-affirming response. Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said that the gay lifestyle is “personal bondage and enslavement,” strongly expressing her opposition to the idea of “redefining marriage.” Former Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin, who also opposes same-sex marriage, said that […]