The new issue of Newsweek is out and the cover features President Obama with a rainbow halo and the declaration “The First Gay President.” The news magazine’s bold cover comes a week after Obama became the first sitting president ever to declare support for marriage equality. The move is also seen by Newsweek’s publisher, Tina Brown, as a competitive move to one-up Time magazine’s controversial breast-feeding cover last week.
The article for Newsweek is written by openly gay blogger and columnist Andrew Sullivan…
‘When you step back a little and assess the record of Obama on gay rights, you see, in fact, that this was not an aberration. It was an inevitable culmination of three years of work.
“He had to discover his black identity and then reconcile it with his white family, just as gays discover their homosexual identity and then have to reconcile it with their heterosexual family.”
Bravo! We couldn’t agree more.