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3 Gay Republicans Trying to Make Election History

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Jan 19
Three gay Republicans must unseat a Democratic incumbent, overcome brushes with hate and confront passionate divisions within the GOP about the way they live their lives.

NY Dem Rep. Maloney to Marry Long-Time Partner

POLITICS | By Henry C. Jackson | Jan 14
Freshman Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney plans to marry his long-time partner, who proposed over Christmas.

Gay Rights Group Backs Michaud in Maine’s Gov’s Race

POLITICS | By Alanna Durkin | Jan 3
A governor’s race endorsement for U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud by the group that successfully pushed for same-sex marriage in Maine drew a swift rebuke Thursday from independent Eliot Cutler.

Alabama’s 1st Openly Gay Lawmaker Marries Partner

NATIONAL | Sep 25
Alabama’s first openly gay legislator has married her longtime partner at a ceremony in Massachusetts.

Out Congressional Candidate Jousts With Tea Party Dad in New Ad

POLITICS | Sep 18
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.

Gay Lawmaker Running for Maryland Governor

POLITICS | By Brian Witte | Jul 17
A Maryland lawmaker hopes to be elected the nation’s first openly gay governor.

Obama Nominates Openly Gay Judge For Court Of Appeals

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Feb 10
In order for Hugues to become a federal judge, he would first have to be confirmed by the Senate.

Tammy Baldwin’s Final Push

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Nov 5
The Wisconsin Democrat may make history as first out lesbian elected to the Senate.

Gayest Moments during the Democratic National Convention

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Sep 14
From the issues discussed to the political players, here’s a look at the gayest moments of this year’s DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Retiring Logan Circle ANC Chair Mike Benardo Reflects on Service

POLITICS | By John Riley | Sep 1
Upcoming nuptials on the horizon and a busy work schedule are prompting Mike Benardo, the Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for ANC 2F06 in the eastern edge of the city’s Logan Circle neighborhood, to hang up his hat.

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