Surprisingly gay-friendly acts by hostile politicians

Mitt Romney and Paul RyanBY STEVE WILLIAMS

In the game of politics, it is rarely as simple as being for or against any one issue. Gay rights has proved to be one topic that is more derisive than most, but even some of our most prominent anti-gay or gay rights hostile politicians have, for their own political and personal reasons, taken turns at being gay-friendly. Here are five gay-friendly acts from politicians that might surprise you.

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Presided Over Gay Marriages. During Schwarzenegger’s time as California Governor, he earned a reputation as being hostile to gay marriage, though it would be a stretch to label him anti-gay, because he vetoed a same-sex marriage bill in 2005 and again in 2007.


Care2 is the largest online community of people passionate about making a difference.

Leave a Reply

  • (will not be published)