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Nevada GOP Picks First Trans Republican Candidate in U.S. History

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 13
The Nevada State Republican party has made history by tapping military veteran and transgender woman Lauren Scott to run against a Democract in Nevada Assembly District 30.

U.S. Rep Mike Quigley Discusses MSM Blood Ban with OutLaw

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 8
On March 31, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) spoke to OutLaw, an organization for LGBT students at the University of Chicago Law School, highlighting the need to reevaluate the FDA’s blood donation criteria.

Out Canadian Councilor to Go to Winter Olympics

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 11
Vancouver, Canada, councilor Tim Stevenson, who is openly gay, announced on Wednesday that he will go to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, despite the country’s anti-gay laws.

Virginians Choose Pro-Gay Democratic Ticket

POLITICS | Jun 13
Virginia voters Tuesday selected a pair of pro-LGBT state senators, Ralph Northam and Mark Herring as the Democratic nominees for lieutenant governor and attorney general, respectively.

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