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Jerry Falwell, Jr. Claims Trump Offered Him Education Secretary Post

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Dec 4
Prominent evangelical leader and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. says he was offered the position of Secretary of Education under President-elect Donald Trump's new administration.

Florida Congressman Ted Deutch Blasts Rubio In Pride Center Appearance

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Oct 29
U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch blasted U.S. Senator Marco Rubio for "using the LGBT community to advance his own political interests."

GOP's Social, Fiscal Conservatives at Odds Over Gay Rights

CORPORATE | By David A. Lieb | Apr 6
For a party already being torn apart by the presidential contest, anti-gay state legislative efforts have exposed deep rifts between the GOP's social conservatives and its pro-business wing.

Partisan Fight Over Court Complicates Tight Ohio Senate Race

POLITICS | By Julie Car Smythe and Dan Sewell | Feb 19
Democrats need a net gain of four seats, and Ohio is one of five states along with New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Illinois and Pennsylvania where the GOP faces a tough challenge.

Anti-Gay Oklahoma Pol Sally Kern Kills Her Own LGBT Youth-Harming Bill

POLITICS | Feb 7
Oklahoma GOP State Rep. Sally Kern's career, studded with anti-gay episodes, draws many colorful descriptions, but here's a label the virulently homophobic politician doesn't want: Someone whose policies increase teen abortions.

Legislative Action Center Launched in Response to Rash of Anti-Gay State Laws

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Jan 31
In response to a barrage of anti-LGBT bills, Equality Federation created a Legislative Action Center to empower state-based LGBT organizations to fight back.

Kentucky governor Removes Clerks' Names from Marriage Licenses

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jan 1
In one of his first acts as governor, Kentucky's Matt Bevin (R) issued an executive order on Tuesday that removes the names of county clerks from being printed on marriage licenses.

'Stormtrooper' Startler

BOOKS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Oct 11
Wackerfuss sees a parallel in gay Nazi party members and gays today who join anti-gay religious groups or the Tea Party GOP.

Gay Syrian Exile Sounds the Alarm

INTERNATIONAL | By John McDonald | Sep 13
Subhi Nahas has a soft and tender voice. When he speaks the pain and struggle is self-evident.

Alleged Threat from GOP Operative to Lesbian Activist: 'I'll Beat You Like A Man'

NATIONAL | By John McDonald | Sep 2
What was intended to be a friendly gathering of local activists in South Florida turned into an ugly encounter with threats of violence.

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