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Fox News Guest Attacks Bruce Jenner, Says Trans Detainees Shouldn't Get Hormone Treatment

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Feb 5
A Tea Party activist used Fox News as a stage to take a swipe at Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner while decrying policy that grants medical treatment to transgender illegal immigrant detainees.

Election Year Politics Complicate Passage of Michigan Anti-Discrimination Law

POLITICS | Sep 21
For almost a year, advocates of prohibiting discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity geared their strategy to this month.

Anti-Gay Ex-SNL Cast Member Gets Trounced in Local Election

CELEBRITIES | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 8
The worlds of entertainment, gay rights and local politics scored a minor victory Thursday when former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson was trounced in her bid to win a seat on the Williamson County Commission.

Eric Cantor Loses to Tea Party Challenger

POLITICS | By Alan Suderman and David Espo | Jun 11
In an upset for the ages, Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, the second-most powerful man in the House, was dethroned Tuesday by a little-known, tea party-backed Republican primary challenger

Tea Party Rejoicing at Cantor’s Defeat

POLITICS | Jun 11
Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary defeat at the hands of political neophyte David Brat, a foe of loosening immigration laws.

Cantor Plans to Resign from Leadership

POLITICS | By David Espo | Jun 11
Officials say House Majority Leader Eric Cantor intends to resign his leadership post this summer after losing a primary election Tuesday night in a major upset.

Oklahoma Tea Party Candidate Endorses Stoning Gays

POLITICS | By EDGE | Jun 11
Scott Esk, a conservative Christian Tea Party candidate running for the state House of Representatives, who professes to be pro-life, pro-gun and pro-family is also pro-stoning gay people to death.

A Very Joli(e) Weekend of Low Tea in The Pines

PARTIES | By EDGE | May 22
The worlds of disco and Disney will collide in Fire Island Pines when FIP Ventures kicks off the Summer 2014 season this Memorial Day Weekend with a pair of Jolis -- France and Angelina.

Republican Factions Split Over Arizona Bill

NATIONAL | By Bob Christie and Nicholas Riccardi | Feb 28
Gov. Jan Brewer’s veto of a bill allowing businesses to refuse service to gays exposed a fracture within the Republican Party between social conservatives and the GOP’s pro-business wing.

Tea Party Insists It’s Alive And Kicking

By Donna Cassata | Feb 28
The foot soldiers of the tea party movement dismiss the chatter about its demise and stand ready to use their unbending political force against both President Barack Obama and the Republican establishment this election year.

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