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Gay Political Group Backs Catania for DC Mayor

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund has endorsed D.C. Councilmember David Catania for mayor - even though he’s not officially running yet.

Victory Fund Honors Gay Md. Lawmakers

POLITICS | By Michael K. Lavers | Apr 16
The Victory Fund honored the eight gay and lesbian Maryland lawmakers who spearheaded the passage of their state’s marriage equality bill at their National Champagne Brunch in Washington, D.C., on Sunday.

Baldwin: Congress Must Pass ENDA, Repeal DOMA

NATIONAL | By Michael K. Lavers | Apr 15
Wisconsin Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin, who announced her U.S. Senate campaign last September, said at the Victory Fund’s National Champagne Brunch in the nation’s capital on Sunday that Congress must pass an inclusive ENDA and repeal DOMA.

Gay R.I. Congressman Faces Tough Re-Election Campaign

POLITICS | By Joe Siegel | Mar 26
A Brown University poll in February found that freshman Congressman David Cicilline (D-R.I.) has a dismal 15 percent approval rating. In spite of a tough re-election campaign, LGBT organizations and some of Cicilline’s constituents continue to back him.

International Gay and Lesbian Leadership Conference Draws Hundreds to Houston

POLITICS | By Eric Miller | Dec 10
Houston Mayor Annise Parker hosted the annual International Gay and Lesbian Leadership Conference last weekend that brought nearly 500 LGBT elected officials, candidates and former candidates to the Space City.

Houstonians Overlook Parker’s Sexual Orientation, Re-Elect Her to Second Term

POLITICS | By Eric Miller | Nov 11
Houston on Tuesday, Nov. 8, became the first major American city to re-elect an LGBT mayor. Mayor Annise Parker narrowly avoided a run-off with 51 percent of the vote.

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