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Criticism High for FDA's New Blood Donation Policy

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 24
Yesterday, after more than 30 years, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it would recommend replacing their outdated lifetime blood donation ban on men who have sex with men, in favor of a one-year deferral period.

Senator Tammy Baldwin Issues Statement on Wisconsin Marriage Decision

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jun 9
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin issued a statement regarding the Federal Court Decision on Marriage Equality in Wisconsin.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Politics

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Jan 16
In celebration of our tenth anniversary EDGE is proud to launch "EDGE 10.0: The Decade in," a retrospective series of features examining the past ten years of headlines, personalities, trends, arts, parties, etc... We kick off the series with politics.

Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Gay Rights Bill to Congress

NATIONAL | Sep 19
Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced bipartisan bill to extend employee benefit programs to same-sex domestic partners of federal employees.

Wis. Senator Pushes to End Ban on Gay Blood Donors

HIV/AIDS | Aug 5
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is leading a push in Washington to allow gay men to donate blood.

Putting Lesbian Politics Front and Center with LPAC

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 16
In an effort to influence politics and bolster lesbian visibility, a group of forward-thinking women formed LPAC, the political super PAC that works to get progressive candidates elected.

Tammy Baldwin Makes History As First Openly Gay U.S. Senator

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 7
Openly lesbian Democrat Tammy Baldwin made history last night, emerging victorious over Republican Tommy Thompson in the battle to become the first Wisconsin woman and the first openly LGBT person to serve in the U.S. Senate.

Maine Voters Legalize Marriage Equality; Baldwin Takes Wisconsin

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Nov 7
In a major victory for gay rights, Maine became the first state whose voters decided in favor of same-sex marriage. Wisconsin’s Tammy Baldwin will become the first out-gay U.S. senator.

Lesbian PAC Puts Money Behind Tammy Baldwin

NATIONAL | By Megan Barnes | Sep 7
LPAC, the first-ever lesbian political action committee, has vowed to support pro-lesbian, pro-woman candidates for office, foremost among those being Wisconsin Rep. Tammy Baldwin in her run for the U.S. Senate.

GOProud Supports Lesbian Tammy Baldwin’s Anti-Gay Wis. Senate Opponent

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 23
The gay conservative group GOProud has announced its support for the open Wisconsin U.S. Senate seat: Republican Tommy Thompson, who is running against openly gay U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin.

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