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“Ender’s Game” Comic-Con Panel Talks Gay Rights, Han Solo

“Ender’s Game” Comic-Con Panel Talks Gay Rights, Han Solo

Paul A. Hebert/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — During the Q&A panel for the upcoming sci-fi film Ender’s Game at Comic-Con in San Diego Thursday, producer Roberto Orci responded to backlash the project got early on from gay rights groups, as it’s based …

Zachary Quinto On Coming Out: I Just Did It–No One Knew

Zachary Quinto On Coming Out: I Just Did It–No One Knew

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in Star Trek Into Darkness, came out publicly that he is gay, he gave no warning to his friends, family or publicists.
“I didn’t tell anyone I was going to do it …

Zachary Quinto On Coming Out: I Just Did It–No One Knew

Zachary Quinto On Coming Out: I Just Did It–No One Knew

ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — When Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock in Star Trek Into Darkness, came out publicly that he is gay, he gave no warning to his friends, family or publicists.
“I didn’t tell anyone I was going to do it …

Gay Rights Push Could Endanger Immigration Bill

Gay Rights Push Could Endanger Immigration Bill

Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A push to include gay couples in a bipartisan immigration reform bill threatens to upset the delicate coalition backing the proposal in the Senate, Politico reports.Under current law, Americans i…

Marriage Equality: Too Much, Too Soon?

Marriage Equality: Too Much, Too Soon?

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — This week, gay rights advocates will head to the Supreme Court to hear Theodore Olson, a lawyer opposing Prop 8, argue for marriage equality at the Supreme Court. Olson’s argument is as broad as can be, a…

Gay Rights Activists Look to Roe v. Wade Abortion Strategy 40 Years Later

Gay Rights Activists Look to Roe v. Wade Abortion Strategy 40 Years Later

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Demonstrators will take to the streets this week to protest Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion 40 years ago on Tuesday.The “March for Life” comes two months before another g…

How Politicians Have Shifted with Polls on Gay Rights

How Politicians Have Shifted with Polls on Gay Rights

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Like America, politicians have evolved on gay rights since the 1990s. Some — like Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who as a college student in 1992 admitted to how he once “hated gays” — did their evolving earlier tha…

Paul Ryan on Social Issues: Where Does He Stand?

Paul Ryan on Social Issues: Where Does He Stand?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Mitt Romney’s pick of Paul Ryan as his running mate set off weekend-long debates about the young Wisconsin rep’s fiscal policies, but less was said about his stance on social issues. Where does Romney’s runn…

Chick-fil-A Posts ‘Record’ Sales on Appreciation Day

Chick-fil-A Posts ‘Record’ Sales on Appreciation Day

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Chick-fil-A posted “record-setting” sales on Wednesday as thousands of people swarmed the chicken chain for Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day after the chain’s chief made anti-gay comments. “While we don’t release exact sales numbers, …

A ‘Proud’ Obama Makes Appeal to Gay Donors

A ‘Proud’ Obama Makes Appeal to Gay Donors

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(LOS ANGELES) — President Obama claimed the mantle of champion for the LGBT community Wednesday night, telling a group of 600 gay and lesbian donors at a star-studded fundraiser that he “could not be prouder” of …

Obama Pride: Jane Lynch Stars in Appeal to LGBT Voters

Obama Pride: Jane Lynch Stars in Appeal to LGBT Voters

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is marking Gay Pride Month with a concerted push to mobilize lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender voters, who his re-election campaign believes are a key constituency in hotly contested swing…

Romney ‘Glittered’ at Minnesota Rally

Romney ‘Glittered’ at Minnesota Rally

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(EAGAN, Minn.) — The protesters known for throwing glitter on former presidential candidates Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich and Tim Pawlenty succeeded Wednesday in covering Mitt Romney with the colorful confetti right as …

Romney ‘Glittered’ at Minnesota Rally

Romney ‘Glittered’ at Minnesota Rally

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(EAGAN, Minn.) — Mitt Romney appeared covered in glitter before a campaign crowd in Eagan, Minnesota on Wednesday.“This is confetti! We just won Florida,” Romney told the crowd. Earlier, his son could be seen wiping g…

SC Flyer Campaign Focuses on Romney’s Position on Gay Rights

SC Flyer Campaign Focuses on Romney’s Position on Gay Rights

ABC News(CHARLESTON, S.C.) — If a Democratic-allied super PAC has its way, Mitt Romney’s past statements on gay rights issues will come back to haunt him in South Carolina this week.The group, American Bridge 21st Century, has produced an anti-Romney …

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