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Staci Michelle Yandle

Obama nominates out lesbian attorney to federal court in Illinois

Friday, January 17, 2014
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has nominated out lesbian attorney Staci Michelle Yandle to serve in the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, the White House announced on Thursday. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

Rubio headlines anti-gay group’s fundraiser, says nation’s morality at risk

Saturday, November 16, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio told an anti-gay group Saturday night that moral issues need to be part of government debate and that the United States needs to do more to protect religious freedom abroad. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio to headline anti-gay fundraiser

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Florida Family Policy Council (FFPC) announced today that it will host U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) at its 2013 Annual Policy Awards Dinner in Orlando on Saturday. [ Read more → ]
Marco Rubio

Rubio withdraws support for nomination of gay black judge to federal bench

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has withdrawn his support for the nomination of an openly gay Miami judge after expressing concerns about the judge’s “fitness” for the federal bench. [ Read more → ]
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Marco Rubio: No ‘special’ rights for gay Americans — but I’m not ‘a bigot’

Friday, June 14, 2013
I wish I understood why allowing married, bi-national same-sex couples to apply for a visa through the marriage-based green card application process is such an abomination to Marco Rubio. ... Perhaps all we have to do is take a look at his voting record in the Senate and the statements he’s made to understand the soul of Sen. Marco Rubio. [ Read more → ]
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

Rubio: ‘I’m done’ with immigration bill if gay couples are included

Thursday, June 13, 2013
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) -- the most prominent Republican in the “Gang of Eight,” a group of senators who developed the bipartisan immigration reform bill -- said Thursday he will revoke his support if an amendment is added that allows immigration benefits to foreign-born, gay partners of American citizens. [ Read more → ]
Immigration

GOP threatens immigration reform if LGBT advocates try to include same-sex partners

Thursday, May 2, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the U.S. Senate are warning that efforts to include an amendment that offers a path to legal residency for foreign-born partners of gay Americans would derail an immigration package currently being considered in the Senate Judiciary Committee. [ Read more → ]
Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio: You homosexuals are sinners, but I don’t judge

Friday, December 7, 2012
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), already mentioned as a possible GOP presidential candidate for 2016, said he believes homosexuality is a sin, but that he does not "pass judgement." [ Read more → ]
Marco RubioFile photo: Michael Key, Washington Blade

Rubio participating in NOM robocalls against marriage equality

Friday, November 2, 2012
Rising Republican star Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is speaking out against same-sex marriage in robocalls being sent to voters in states deciding the issue at the ballot and presidential election swing states, according to an anti-gay group. [ Read more → ]
Protesters disrupt a congressional panel moderated by former Sen. Bill Frist (left) at the 19th International AIDS Conference.

AIDS 2012: Protesters disrupt congressional panel on AIDS

Thursday, July 26, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Protesters disrupted an HIV/AIDS panel discussion on Wednesday involving members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, accusing the Republican senators of blocking efforts to thwart the disease at home and abroad. [ Read more → ]
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