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Gay Republican advocacy organization shut out of Texas GOP state convention

The Texas Republican Party has denied a request by Log Cabin Texas, a gay conservatives advocacy organization, to be allowed to have a booth at the state party’s annual convention in Fort Worth next week. The move has led to Log Cabin Texas as well as the national Log Cabin…

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell to be officially lifted Tuesday

Though it’s been months since both chambers of Congress voted to end the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy disallowing openly gay people to serve in the military, not until this week was the policy officially ended. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell will see its sunset on Tuesday. An estimated 14,000…

Obama administration asks appeals court to vacate “Don’t Ask” judgment

PASADENA, Calif (Reuters) – Obama administration lawyers asked a federal appeals court on Thursday to vacate a judgment declaring “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” unconstitutional now that the ban on openly gay men and women in the military is about to be repealed. But attorneys for opponents of the ban argued…

Supreme Court rejects plea to block military gay ban

The Supreme Court refused Friday to block enforcement of the military’s controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy which forces gay, lesbian and trans-gender members of the military to hide their personal lives or face expulsion from the service. The high court denied a request from the gay rights group Log…

Gay voters supporting Republicans by increasing margins, poll shows

Gay voters’ support for Republican candidates increased by over ten percent since 2008, according to a recent poll. National exit polls for the midterm House races show that 31 percent of gay voters backed the GOP, compared to only 19 percent in the 2008 elections. “The gay left would have…

Op-ed on black Republicans and the GOP tells it like it is

Raynard Jackson, a Republican and a D.C.-based political consultant, does a great job of outlining the dilemma of the black Republican in today’s GOP in this op-ed. Much like the Log Cabin Republicans, they feel they don’t get the respect from their communities, who often cleave to the Democratic party…

McCain meets (in private) with Log Cabin Republicans

UPDATE: The Freeper reaction to the hush-hush meeting is below the fold. In a get-together not on McSame’s public schedule, he met with members of the Log Cabin Republicans. Gee, why wasn’t this a big public event — you know, to help educate the rest of the LGBT community about…

The Log Cabin Republicans’ ‘education’ of the LGBT community on McCain begins

I almost lost my lunch reading this spin. You might recall from a recent post that the Log Cabin Republicans organization said it “will do its part to educate gay and lesbian voters about Sen. McCain in the weeks ahead.” Are you ready for the “education“? As a Republican organization,…

The Log Cabin Republicans want to ‘educate’ LGBTs about McCain

John McCain is no friend of the LGBT community. He has spent the entire primary season trying to convince the hardcore anti-gay bible-beating set that he’s a true believer. I don’t think he’s fooled anyone, but he certainly hasn’t been a maverick who bucks his party to support LGBT equality.…

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