Same-sex marriage cases wind their way to Supreme Court as political climate changes


Consider this bit of braggadocio about the advances of gay rights: More than two-thirds of Americans say they would vote for their party’s “well-qualified gay candidate for president.” The first openly gay male federal judge was just confirmed by an overwhelming majority in the Senate, and President Obama has nominated four other gay candidates for the bench.Continue reading “Same-sex marriage cases wind their way to Supreme Court as political climate changes”

Politics 2010: Is America Ready for a Married Gay Candidate?


David Larson lost his bid for Roseville’s council. He didn’t disclose the gender of his “spouse,” but an online reader made it known that he is married to a man. Before he ran for City Council, the fact that David Larson is gay wasn’t widely known to Roseville’s voting public. Those who had personal dealings withContinue reading “Politics 2010: Is America Ready for a Married Gay Candidate?”