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Kerry Eleveld on the impact of gay rights issues on the GOP presidentials

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : AMERICAblog Gay

From Kerry Eleveld at Media Matters:Therein lies the dilemma for the GOP: their core base of firebrand social-issue voters has the potential to pull them right over a cliff, especially on LGBT issues. And that’s a problem. Even with the economy dominating the 2012 cycle, elections are won on the margins, says John Green, a political science professor at the University of Akron – particularly in battleground states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
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House Majority Leader Rep Eric Cantor Urges GOP "Tolerance" On Gay Issues

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (2 years ago)

Clearly concerned about the GOP's eroding base among young voters and minorities, House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor is calling for his party to show more tolerance regarding LGBT issues. Cantor, as you doubtlessly know, has bee... Read Post

Media Matters to Launch New 'War Room' for LGBT Equality

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (4 years ago)

Media Matters is launching a new division of its organization devoted to LGBT equality called 'Equality Matters' which will be run by former Clinton adviser Richard Socarides (pictured)and edited by Advocate reporter Kerry Eleveld, ... Read Post

Richard Socarides, Kerry Eleveld Depart 'Equality Matters'

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (3 years ago)

Richard Socarides, President of Equality Matters, the LGBT division of media watchdog Media Matters, and lead staffer Kerry Eleveld, who left a position at The Advocate several months ago to join the organization, both announced the... Read Post


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