Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts Puts Human Face on Duck Dynasty Star’s Homophobia

Robin Roberts’ decision to reveal she’s gay has made her the latest foot soldier in the battle over homosexuality in America, a fight brought sharply into focus by “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson’s recent racist and homophobic remarks. The A&E Network, which airs the popular reality show, briefly suspended Robertson for his statements, touching off a backlash that showed widespread sympathy, if not outright support, for his views....
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Obama Makes History Voices Support for Gay Marriage

President Obama made history again today (May 9), becoming the first sitting U.S. president to endorse the right of gay couples to get married and have the same legal rights as heterosexual couples. In a sense, Obama was following not leading on the issue, since public opinion is mostly in favor of recognizing gay marriage. The issue has been a top priority for gay rights groups for years....
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