Obama's First Gay Mentor Calls President's Move Brave, Cynical
Lawrence Goldyn knew the future president at Occidental College, and only learned Obama remembered him when he Googled himself. "Imagine what that's like ... to learn how much of an impact you had on that student," he tells BuzzFeed in a rare interview.
Leaked: White House Talking Points On Gay Marriage Flip
After President Obama announced his support for gay marriage today, the White House sent this document to allies. The tone is soothing, not celebratory: "We make it absolutely clear that we are talking about civil marriages and civil laws. This isn’t a federal issue."