Election 2012



The 2012 Election not only puts the LGBT-friendly Obama administration’s prospects into question, but at least 10 states are struggling with marriage equality as a major issue--many of them battlegrounds in the presidential race. Stay with EDGE for continuous coverage throughout 2012!



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Mitt Romney’s Concession Speech

Wednesday Nov 7, 2012
During his concession speech in Boston, Massachusetts, Mitt Romney congratulated President Obama for his re-election and thanked his supporters telling them "this election is over, but our principles endure."

Given 2nd Term, Obama Now Facing New Urgent Task

By Nancy Benac and Nedra Pickler | Wednesday Nov 7, 2012
President Barack Obama faces a new urgent task now that he has a second term, working with a status-quo Congress to address an impending financial crisis that economists say could send the country back into recession.

Leading LGBT Organizations Share Their Wish List With Obama

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Nov 7, 2012
EDGE Media Network reached out to the nation’s LGBT organizations before Election Day to ask what they wanted to see from the new president, from HIV funding to protection of service members and seniors, to combating homelessness and bullying.

Obama Bets Electorate Matches 2008 and Wins

By Thomas Beaumont | Wednesday Nov 7, 2012
It turned out that Americans who cast ballots looked collectively much more like what President Barack Obama had envisioned - a diverse tapestry that reflected a changing America - than the whiter, older electorate Mitt Romney had banked on.

Suspense to the End, Obama, Romney Yield to Voters

By Nancy Benac | Tuesday Nov 6, 2012
Two fierce competitors who’ve given their all, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney now yield center stage to voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the contours of government and the nation for years to come.

GOP Resorts to Gay Marriage & Anti-Christian Fear Mongering

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 6, 2012
Fla. State Senator Marco Rubio’s and former Ark. Governor Mike Huckabee’s anti marriage equality robocalls .

Guns, Climate, Gays Missing in Presidential Race

By Charles Babington | Thursday Oct 25, 2012
Gay marriage, climate change, global warming or gun control did not come up during the presidential debates.

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Romney for President

By Steve Weinstein | Wednesday Oct 24, 2012
The Log Cabin Republicans, a Republican gay rights group, announced on Tuesday that they will endorsee Mitt Romney for president just weeks before voting takes place.

Romney Promises No Abortion Legislation

By Steve Peoples | Wednesday Oct 10, 2012
Wading into an explosive social issue, Republican Mitt Romney on Tuesday said he would not pursue any abortion-related legislation if elected president.

Wall Street’s Biggest GOP Backer Also Gay Marriage Supporter

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Sep 27, 2012
Although Paul Singer support same-sex marriage and LGBT rights, the Wall Street hedge-fund manager has been influential with the GOP and is determined to get Mitt Romney elected this November.

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