By Sarah Wheaton Politico July 11, 2016 While a high-profile fight is brewing over same-sex marriage, gay Republicans and their allies are looking instead to the national security section as their best hope for pro-LGBTQ language in a document long dominated by social conservatism. A letter to platform committee members calls for the party to »
By Asawin Suebsaeng The Daily Beast July 9, 2016 Caitlyn Jenner will be in Cleveland, Ohio, during the Republican National Convention. However, when the sports and transgender icon touches down there later this month, she won’t be headed to the Quicken Loans Arena to show support for the GOP or Donald Trump. She’ll be headed »
Posted on: February 19, 2015
By Chris Geidner Buzzfeed February 19, 2015 American Unity, the pro-LGBTQ Republican group formed in 2012, is getting new leadership and aiming over the next two years to double the $22 million it already has spent on LGBTQ efforts in the party. Tyler Deaton will assume the senior leadership role for American Unity Fund and »
Posted on: November 15, 2014
From CNN.com: GOP leaders are eyeing those polls closely and in the last two years, four Republican senators have announced their support for same-sex marriage. This year, the GOP fielded two openly gay Republican candidates for Congress — though neither won. Some, like Republican strategist and LGBTQ activist Margaret Hoover, say the party is changing »
Posted on: October 31, 2014
Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY) is an accomplished physician, working Mom and independent leader committed to representing all of her constituents. Hayworth is focused on issues that unite like stopping discrimination in the workplace, good-paying jobs and making government more efficient and effective.
Posted on: October 29, 2014
Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) is a leader with the courage to do what’s right. He worked across the aisle to help pass the Violence Against Women Act, led the way to end insurance discrimination against women in Colorado and helped strengthen legislation that protected women in the military from sexual assault. In Congress, Coffman is »
Posted on: October 28, 2014
Dr. Monica Wehby (R-OR) is a working mom and a trusted doctor who spent her career caring for Oregon families. Wehby understands that hard work, common-sense and diversity make Oregon great. She will reach across the aisle to rebuild a healthy economy and be as independent as Oregon.