LCR in the News (Page 6)

  • Washington Blade: Reagan adviser, Log Cabin supporter Bob Bonitati dies at 79

    November 15, 2017 | Topics: Uncategorized

    “Robert “Bob” Bonitati, a longtime government affairs specialist in Washington who worked as White House special assistant to President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s and served as a behind-the-scenes adviser to Log Cabin Republicans in the 1990s, died Oct. 31 in Tampa, Fla. He was 79,” writes Lou Chibbaro of the Washington Blade. For the […]

  • PBS: Younger voters drove historic wins on election night

    November 8, 2017 | Topics: Uncategorized

    Daniel Bush reports for PBS on the November 2017 elections, noting that younger voters drove several historic elections. Danica Roem, an openly transgender candidate for Virginia’s legislature, won her race against Bob Marshall, an outspoken anti-LGBT candidate. This race should be a cautionary tale for Republicans: re-litigating old culture wars is not a winning strategy. […]

  • WASHINGTON BLADE: Trump’s gay nominee facing Dem opposition in Senate

    October 27, 2017 | Topics: Uncategorized

    Chris Johnson with the Washington Blade covers the confirmation of Trump’s first openly gay nominee, Richard Grenell, the Administration’s pick for Ambassador to Germany. Log Cabin Republicans support Grenell as a well-qualified candidate for the job. The article notes LCR’s criticism of Senate Democrats for their hypocritical hyper-scrutiny of anything- or anybody- endorsed by the […]

  • SBS: How Same-Sex Marriage Changed the US

    October 24, 2017 | Topics: Uncategorized

    Ben Windsor of Australia’s SBS writes on the aftermath of the 2015 Obergefell vs. Hodges Supreme Court case which established marriage equality as the law of the land. While some critics have raised alarm about religious liberty and free speech implications, Windsor records the position of the Log Cabin Republicans that such negative implications have yet […]

  • The Washington Post: Repurposing Coming Out Day in the Trump era

    October 12, 2017 | Topics: Uncategorized

    On Trump’s first “National Coming Out Day” as  President, some are reconsidering the function of the observance, writes the Washington Post’s Eugene Scott. Log Cabin Republicans supports National Coming Out Day as an important means of reaching out to conservatives across the country to continue to promote a more LGBT-friendly party. To read the full […]