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July 11, 2014

Newly uncovered recordings from the presidency of Republican Richard Nixon have revealed he believed people were born gay and lesbian though he thought they could bring down civilizations if they were allowed to promote their ‘lifestyles’

White House audio recordings recently uncovered by writers at Vanity Fair magazine have revealed that US President Richard Nixon considered himself to be the most tolerant person towards gays and lesbians in his administration and that he thought gay people were born that way.

August 2, 2013

In a taped conversation with advisors, President Richard Nixon warned  'homosexuality, and immorality in general, are the enemies of strong societies'

CNN recently released a recording where former US President Richard Nixon rails against gay sexuality.

In the tape, Nixon complains about a TV show that followed a baseball game. The comedy, a sitcom called All in the Family, allegedly 'glorified homosexuality.'

At first he thought it was a movie, but after the mistake was cleared up the Republican repeated his charge.

August 2, 2013

In a taped conversation with advisors, President Richard Nixon warned  'homosexuality, and immorality in general, are the enemies of strong societies'

CNN recently released a recording where former US President Richard Nixon rails against gay sexuality.

In the tape, Nixon complains about a TV show that followed a baseball game. The comedy, a sitcom called All in the Family, allegedly 'glorified homosexuality.'

At first he thought it was a movie, but after the mistake was cleared up the Republican repeated his charge.

May 30, 2012

The newlyweds pose with the New York City skyline as their background

She wore a custom pale green gown by Carolina Herrera and she wore a dark suit with a green tie.

The first she is actress Cynthia Nixon and the second she is her new wife, Christine Marinoni.

The longtime couple got married on Sunday (27 May) in New York City and have just released their first official wedding day photo taken on a rooftop.

No details of the ceremony have been made public other than a brief statement on Monday announcing that it had taken place.

May 28, 2012

Sex and the City star had fought for marriage equality in New York

Cynthia Nixon is a married woman.

The Sex and the City star and Christine Marinoni, her girlfriend since 2004, tied the knot on Sunday in New York. Few details about the nuptials have been revealed except that Nixon wore a custom dress by Carolina Herrera.

Nixon met Marinoni after she had ended a 15-year relationship with photographer Danny Mozes, the father of her two oldest children. Marinoni gave birth to a son in February 2011.

May 1, 2012

But Ricky Martin is snubbed for his role in the revival of Evita

Nominations for the the 66th annual Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday (1 May) and Ricky Martin's much-heralded return to the Broadway stage in Evita did not result in a nod for the openly-gay superstar.

But out actress Cynthia Nixon, winner of the 2006 Tony for Rabbit Hole, is one of the favorites in the lead actress in a play category for her performance as a woman dying of cancer in Wit.

Martin, who earned a Drama Desk Award nomination for his performance as Che, last appeared on Broadway in 1996 in Les Miserables.

April 28, 2012

Fox news analyst Monica Crowley  uses Twitter to apologize for homophobic Twitter comment

Fox News contributor Monica Crowley is walking back one of her tweets. On Thursday, 26 April,  she wondered about Sandra Fluke's announcement about being engaged.

'To a man,' the Fox News analyst asked on Twitter, as reported by the Huffington Post.

April 21, 2012

Chuck Colson, well known for his anti-gay ideas, has died

Chuck Colson, known for his work with President Richard Nixon, has died. He was 80.

April 21, 2012

Chuck Colson, well known for his anti-gay ideas, has died

Chuck Colson, known for his work with President Richard Nixon, has died. He was 80.

January 30, 2012

Actress says: 'I believe bisexuality is not a choice'

Hoping to put an end to the controversy that followed her comment that, for her, being gay is a choice, actress Cynthia Nixon issued a lengthy statement Monday (30 January) to clarify her remarks.

December 27, 2011

Veteran Washington reporter who covered Nixon White House writes former U.S. president may have had an affair with his best friend Charles 'Bebe' Rebozo

Richard Nixon, the only U.S. president to ever resign from office, may have had a gay relationship with Charles 'Bebe' Rebozo, a man who he described as his 'golfing partner,' according to a new book out next month.

In Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President, author Don Fulsom suggests that Nixon and Mafia-connected Floridian Rebozzo became more than close friends after meeting in 1950 when Nixon was in the U.S. Senate.

December 27, 2011

Veteran Washington reporter who covered Nixon White House writes former U.S. president may have had an affair with his best friend Charles 'Bebe' Rebozo

Richard Nixon, the only U.S. president to ever resign from office, may have had a gay relationship with Charles 'Bebe' Rebozo, a man who he described as his 'golfing partner,' according to a new book out next month.

In Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President, author Don Fulsom suggests that Nixon and Mafia-connected Floridian Rebozzo became more than close friends after meeting in 1950 when Nixon was in the U.S. Senate.