Cuban first daughter Mariela Castro is planning to meet with San Francisco’s lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual community during a U.S. visit next week that is being opposed by some Cuban-American politicians.
Though political pundits believe the president’s support of gay marriage will not have a significant role in November’s general election, there remains uncertainty as to how the president’s affirmation will play out socially among parts of the population that remain opposed to homosexuality and the violent acts against homosexuals that could result from it.
President Barack Obama on Monday defended his view that gay couples should have the right to marry, saying that the country has never gone wrong when it “expanded rights and responsibilities to everybody.”
It appears the Obama campaign is cashing in on endorsing gay marriage.
President of the NAACP is set to deliver the keynote speech for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
It took nine years, but a documentary celebrating United Airlines Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham’s life premiered in June.