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Democratic National Convention

Democratic National Convention

14 Transgender DNC Delegates Is Progress, But Work Remains For Full Inclusion

by James Nichols ● 3:07 PM September 7, 2012
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The 14 transgender DNC delegates embodied an historic moment and laid the foundation for what will be a long road to social inclusion and full legal protection.

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Obama Convention Polling Bump Jumps 7 To Highest Since Killing Bin Laden

by David Badash ● 2:20 PM September 7, 2012
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President Obama’s DNC convention polling bump jump puts him at his highest numbers since killing Osama bin Laden – and that’s not even including his Thursday speech.

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Watch: At The DNC, Gays Weren’t Just Mentioned, We Were Celebrated!

by David Badash ● 1:32 PM September 7, 2012
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At this week’s Democratic National Convention, LGBT people weren’t just mentioned in passing, we weren’t just added on at the end, we were celebrated and embraced.

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Exclusive: Mary J. Blige Announces Support For Same-Sex Marriage In DNC Interview

by David Badash ● 11:54 AM September 7, 2012
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Grammy Award winning singer Mary J. Blige, performed at the 2012 DNC Thursday. Yetta Kurland LIVE! spoke with Blige about her position on same-sex marriage equality.

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Obama Defends ‘Gays’ In List Of Groups ‘We’re Told To Blame For Our Troubles’

by Matt Comer ● 10:06 AM September 7, 2012
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President Obama, as he accepted the Democratic nomination, defended groups, like “gays,” that “we’re told to blame for our troubles.”

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DNC 2012: Did Obama’s Speech Work? Well Lookey Here…

by David Badash ● 9:11 AM September 7, 2012
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Watch: President Barack Obama: ‘You Did That’ Speech — Full Video And Text

by David Badash ● 11:36 PM September 6, 2012
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President Barack Obama delivered an inclusive, honest, compelling argument for re-election to DNC attendees and the American people that led him to ask “for your vote.”

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Eva Longoria Delivers Amazing Speech At DNC, Calls Romney ‘Outsourcing Pioneer’

by David Badash ● 9:27 PM September 6, 2012
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Eva Longoria delivered an amazing speech, one that reveals that she’s an accomplished activist and philanthropist.

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Kerry: GOP ‘Opposes Everything That Makes America Exceptional’

by David Badash ● 9:09 PM September 6, 2012
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Kerry delivered an amazing, ironic, comedic speech, attacking Romney with comments like, “The most inexperienced twosome in foreign policy to run for office …”

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Jennifer Granholm: ‘In Romney’s world cars get the elevator and workers get the shaft’

by David Badash ● 8:40 PM September 6, 2012
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Jennifer Granholm, former Governor of Michigan, delivered an energy-packed, rip-roaring speech that must been seen — complete with comments like this.

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Watch: Gabby Giffords Walks On Stage, Leads DNC In Pledge Of Allegiance

by David Badash ● 8:13 PM September 6, 2012
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Gabby Giffords, the former Congresswoman who resigned one year after being shot in the head at a mass shooting led the DNC in the pledge of allegiance.

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Watch: DNC Video On Obama Support For LGBT Rights And Same-Sex Marriage

by David Badash ● 7:24 PM September 6, 2012
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Tonight at the Democratic National Convention, peppered between speeches were clips of President Obama speaking in support of LGBT civil rights, same-sex marriage, and the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

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Zach Wahls, Son Of Same-Sex Couple: ‘Mr. Romney, My Family Is Just As Real As Yours’

by David Badash ● 7:14 PM September 6, 2012
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Zach Wahls, raised by a lesbian couple, has become an active ally in the fight for equality, and told the DNC, “Mr. Romney, my family is just as real as yours.”

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DNC 2012 — Watch: Tammy Baldwin, First Openly Gay US Senate Candidate

by David Badash ● 7:02 PM September 6, 2012
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Rep. Tammy Baldwin, Democrat from Wisconsin, and running for the U.S. Senate, spoke at tonight’s DNC 2012 convention, pointing out Scott Walker’s attack on unions.