Obama Named ‘the First Gay President’ On Newsweek Magazine Cover 

In the battle for most controversial cover of the week, Newsweek fired back at Time magazine’s now-infamous breastfeeding mom image by putting President Barack Obama under a rainbow halo with the tagline "The First Gay President."

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