Dr. Yasmin Nair is a Chicago-based writer and activist. She is a co-founder and member of the editorial collective Against Equality. Her work has appeared in publications like GLQ, The Progressive, and Bitch. She is currently an investigative reporter for the Windy City Times.
The 2012 election promises to be an intensely contested one, but one constituency seems guaranteed to vote for Barack Obama in large numbers: The LGBTQ community, especially given his endorsement of gay marriage.