Topics :: Tea Party
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 13, 2010
New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino sought to leaven outrage at his antigay remarks by talking about his gay nephew--but the young man is not taking his uncle’s side in the controversy.
By Michael Gormley | Tuesday Oct 12, 2010
The tea party movement was born in anger over the recession and the Obama administration’s bailouts, and built largely on a platform of lower taxes and smaller government. But some of its candidates are getting tripped up on social issues.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Oct 11, 2010
GOProud co-founder Chris Barron discussed Ann Coulter’s controversial remarks on marriage equality, gay blogger Joe Jervis and the Tea Party, among other things, during a wide-ranging interview with EDGE in Washington, D.C.
By Michael K. Lavers | Thursday Sep 30, 2010
Even though some LGBTs continue to blame Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid [D-Nev.] for last week’s failure to bring a bill on the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell to the U.S. Senate floor, LGBT activists in Nevada stress his Tea Party-backed opponent, Sharron Angle, remains the real enemy going into the general election.
By Geoff Mulvihill | Thursday Sep 23, 2010
Defining what makes a "tea party" candidate is tricky business across the country, as an angry and disparate movement gains increasing clout in American politics.
Wednesday Sep 22, 2010
Tea party activists and the Republican establishment are quickly joining forces for the fall elections as fresh cash and energy flow to the upstarts.
By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Sep 21, 2010
Even though Christine O’Donnell shocked the country’s political establishment with her upset victory over Republican Congressman Mike Castle, members of Delaware Stonewall Democrats and statewide elected officials alike stress the gaffe-prone social conservative is more of a force with whom to reckon than outsiders may think.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 16, 2010
Professionally anti-gay Senatorial candidate Christine O’Donnell has a lesbian sister--and a gay former friend who says that the Tea Party candidate "turned her back" on him when, after making a name for himself as an "ex-gay," he came out as not so "ex" after all.
Tuesday Sep 14, 2010
The primary season is ending as it began, the Republican establishment on one side in state after state, and tea party activists on another.
By Matt Volz | Thursday Sep 9, 2010
A Montana tea party association’s board will reconsider kicking its president out of the group for an anti-gay exchange on Facebook after several members resigned over his dismissal, a board member said Wednesday.