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Pelosi to be Honored by Maryland LGBT Group

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 28
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will honored by a Maryland LBGT rights organization with a lifetime achievement award for her activism in the gay rights movement.

Pelosi Calls Out Putin Over Op-Ed Piece

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 12
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding LGBT rights after he made headlines on Thursday for his controversial New York Times op-ed piece.

New Film Chronicles Gay Ex-N.J. Gov. McGreevey’s ’Fall to Grace’

MOVIES | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody | Jan 20
Documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi (daughter of U.S. House Speaker Nancy) made her Sundance debut with detailed look at how N.J. Gov. Jim McGreevey was outed as a gay man and his subsequent life as a minister. It will premier on HBO in March.

House OKs GOP’s Anti-Violence Against Women Bill

NATIONAL | By Laurie Kellman | May 17
House Republicans set up a showdown Wednesday with the Senate and President Barack Obama over legislation to protect women from domestic violence, a fight that’s become as much about female voters this election year as cracking down on abuse.

Pelosi discusses health care bill on Seattle tour

HEALTH | By George Tibbits | Nov 10
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday that while she opposes an anti-abortion amendment to the House version of the health care bill, it was necessary for the measure to pass.

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