PostPartisan: Gay Rights


Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 03/26/2013

The Insiders: Same-sex marriage -- it's personal

A debate on Meet the Press this past weekend made me realize my own story matters.

By Hilary Rosen  |  08:29 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay rights, Same-sex marriage, Supreme Court, The Insiders

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Boy Scouts follows defense playbook on gays

A survey of Boy Scouts is reminiscent of that done by the Pentagon in the run-up to the end of 'don't ask, don't tell.'

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:46 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boy Scouts, Gay rights, LGBT

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Panetta comes out for gay troops

It’s about time gay and lesbian servicemembers were thanked for their service.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:25 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Proposition 8 appears headed for a Supreme hearing

Appeals court ruling puts the question of marriage equality a step closer to the high court.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:29 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Christie could teach Romney about leadership

Christie stands by his openly gay nominee for the state supreme court.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:39 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Jefferson, our ‘barbarous ancestors’ and marriage

We’re a long way off from freeing ourselves from ‘the regimen of [our] barbarous ancestors.’

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:00 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 05/23/2012

The Obama effect: Marriage equality gains ground

The Post-ABC News poll shows there might be an Obama effect on attitudes toward same-sex marriage.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:41 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Obama leads on marriage equality, the NAACP and others follow

When leaders lead, especially on social issues that demand the end of an injustice or the expansion of liberty, people will follow.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  07:00 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Reaction to Newsweek’s ‘gay’ Obama cover: Death of the metaphor

Negative reaction to Newsweek’s cover says a lot about how gay men and lesbians are viewed.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:30 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Calling Obama the first gay president seems about right

Newsweek’s rhetorical connection between gays and Obama seems about right.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:15 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Why marriage equality matters

Two charts illustrate the added costs same-sex couples must bear just to hold their families together.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:03 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012

The income inequality faced by LGBT families

Raising children is neither cheap nor easy. Doing so as a same-sex couple is more complicated and expensive, thanks to this nation’s laws.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gay Rights

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Romney, conservatism, raising a family and the gays

“Well, number one, I’ve raised a family.” If that’s all it takes, then gays raising children are conservatives.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:00 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, Gay Rights