The Gay Rights Revolution Arrives At Fox News

Whether Fox’s on-air talent is going rogue or the mandate is coming from on high, some of the network’s most prominent names have started to speak louder and more favorably in support of a cherished liberal cause — winning grudging praise from the left and outrage from the right.
“There has been a softening [at Fox] if you look at the big picture,” said Michael Cole-Schwartz, communications director for the Human Rights Campaign. “It’s just representative of where the country is going on this issue. The more rabid anti-gay voices continue to be marginalized and there’s just not a lot of appetite for anti-gay sentiment.”

The Gay Rights Revolution Arrives At Fox News

Whether Fox’s on-air talent is going rogue or the mandate is coming from on high, some of the network’s most prominent names have started to speak louder and more favorably in support of a cherished liberal cause — winning grudging praise from the left and outrage from the right.

“There has been a softening [at Fox] if you look at the big picture,” said Michael Cole-Schwartz, communications director for the Human Rights Campaign. “It’s just representative of where the country is going on this issue. The more rabid anti-gay voices continue to be marginalized and there’s just not a lot of appetite for anti-gay sentiment.”

Mitt Romney is an a opponent of gay marriage, but during his 2002 run for Massachusetts Governor Romney’s campaign distributed a flier for gay pride weekend explaining his support for equal rights for all Americans regardless of sexual preference. Today in a debate, he stood by his past support for gay rights. (via)

Mitt Romney is an a opponent of gay marriage, but during his 2002 run for Massachusetts Governor Romney’s campaign distributed a flier for gay pride weekend explaining his support for equal rights for all Americans regardless of sexual preference. Today in a debate, he stood by his past support for gay rights. (via)