Newsweek Obama First Gay President Cover
Newsweek Obama First Gay President Cover, President Obama is being heralded as the “first g*y president” in a Newsweek cover out today.
The magazine’s headline for the May 21 issue and its cover photo, which features a rainbow-colored halo over Obama’s head, comes after Obama last week said for the first time that he believes same-S-EX- marriages should be legal.
The accompanying story is by Andrew Sullivan, a conservative writer who is g*y, who recounts how he was moved to tears when Obama endorsed g*y marriage in an interview last week with ABC News.
While Obama and presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney are focusing today on the economy and jobs, the g*y marriage debate has become a part of the presidential campaign. A new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows 51% of Americans approve of Obama’s stance, yet six in 10 say the president’s support for same-S-EX- marriage will have no bearing on their vote in November.
Sullivan argues that Obama’s life, as the son of a black father and white mother, helps him understand the plight of g*y men and l***ians. He writes: