September 17, 2012
Blogging the Beltway: Congressional Black Caucus head Emanuel Cleaver says of Obama's stance: "Unquestionably, yes."
by Clarence Page onMay 29, 2012
Polls show that black voters are swinging dramatically closer to President Obama's view on same-sex marriage, but Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page says that even those not in favor of it are unlikely to scrap their other political concerns for the sake of a single issue.
by Jonathan Capehart onMay 9, 2012
Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart wishes that President Obama would stop playing games and follow the lead of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Vice President Joe Biden, who have taken clear stances on the issue.
by Michael Arceneaux onMay 8, 2012
As Vice President Joe Biden makes a bold pro-marriage-equality statement, Ebony's Michael Arceneaux wonders when -- if ever -- President Obama will do the same.
by Claudio E. Cabrera onMarch 18, 2012
Same-sex marriage is already illegal by statute in North Carolina, but there is no constitutional ban.
by David Kaufman onMarch 13, 2012
David Kaufman writes in a blog entry at the Huffington Post that holding President Obama responsible for the fate of marriage equality obscures the bigger issue, which is that the battle will ultimately involve the Senate or Supreme Court.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onMarch 4, 2011
Will the president's new gay-marriage position decrease his support from black churchgoers?
February 24, 2011
A leading black gay-rights organization says that President Obama's new stand against the Defense of Marriage Act has especially high stakes for African-American LGBT families.
October 13, 2010
An internal argument is brewing among the nation’s top Democrats, who are divided about what to do now that a federal judge has ordered the military to stop enforcing its controversial Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.
The tennis star released a statement addressing her victim-blaming Steubenville statements in a recent interview.
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