New York: A week after US President Barack Obama voiced his support for same-sex marriage, American weekly news magazine Newsweek has heralded him as "the first gay president" in its cover story.
The magazine's cover features Obama with a rainbow-coloured halo over his head and the headline 'The First Gay President'.
The cover story is by writer Andrew Sullivan who talks about how he was moved to tears when Obama endorsed gay marriage in an interview with ABC News.
Sullivan writes that Obama's life as the son of a black father and white mother has helped him understand the plight of gay men and lesbians....more
11:11 PM, May 14, 2012