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The X-Y-Z of Being LGBT

CULTURE | By Lainey Millen | Apr 10
Being an LGBT individual can often be a challenging experience. And, in today's world, labels and explanations are rampant, even if one does not like being categorized by any number of them.

"Nothing Changes": The GOP's Gay Problem

POLITICS | By Rhuaridh Marr | Feb 22
It seems that LGBT people have been left with one choice if they want to protect and advance their rights: Vote Democrat.

Congressmen Say LGBT Advances At Stake In General Election

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Feb 20
U.S. Congressmen David Cicilline and Patrick Murphy made a stop in Fort Lauderdale Friday evening, Feb. 12, speaking to a small group of donors at a local coffee shop.

Montana Governor Issues Trans-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Order

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jan 24
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) on Monday issued an executive order extending nondiscrimination protections to state employees and state contractors based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

In San Francisco, Trans Policy Plays A Role in Sheriff's Election

POLITICS | By Khaled Sayed | Oct 31
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who haven't had surgery according to their birth sex have raised criticism from people in his department and has become an issue as he tries to hold onto his job.

Abercrombie Blames Primary Loss on Gay Marriage

POLITICS | By Vijay Joshi and Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 30
Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.

Rhode Island Lawmakers Jockey to be House Speaker

POLITICS | By Erika Niedowski and Michelle R. Smith | Mar 23
Two legislators have emerged as candidates to replace RI’s first openly gay House Speaker Gordon Fox after he relinquished the House speakership following FBI raids on his home and office.

At Values Voter Summit, Signs of a Morphing Republican Party

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Oct 19
There was no surer sign that even the most conservative wings of the Republican Party are aware change is afoot in the United States than at this year’s Values Voter Summit.

Out Congressional Candidate Jousts With Tea Party Dad in New Ad

Congressional hopeful and Democratic state Rep. Carl Sciortino is playing up his liberal credentials in new ad featuring a light-hearted back-and-forth with his tea party dad, Carl Sciortino, Sr.

Why Gay Marriage Matters

On one aspect of whether same-sex couples should have the right to marry, both sides agree: The issue defines what kind of nation we are. Half a dozen states and the District of Columbia have made history by legalizing it, but it’s prohibited elsewhere.

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