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Almost 1 in 3 Gays Voted Republican

It's an increase over 2008

(Newser) - Is the Republican party getting a bit more fabulous? In a CNN exit poll , 31% of those who identified themselves as gay voted Republican, up from 27% in 2008 and 23% in 2004. The sample size is pretty small—only 3% of the 17,504 voters CNN talked to were... More »

Pro-Obama Site Aims to Convince Undecided Gays

Activists target undecided 15% with

(Newser) - Activists are launching a website to line up support for Barack Obama among the 15% of still-undecided lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered voters, the Advocate reports. emphasized the Democrat’s gay-friendly record, and spotlights “a star-studded lineup of bloggers.” The founder conceived the project to stop... More »

Gay Voters Defect as Clinton Falters

Early support erodes ahead of crucial Tuesday primaries

(Newser) - As first lady, Hillary Clinton marched in New York's pride parade and cemented her standing as a defender of gay rights. But her stalwart support in the gay community is waning, Bloomberg reports. Although both Democratic candidates oppose gay marriage and support civil unions, only Barack Obama wants to repeal... More »

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