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Tony Atkins Briefly Became CA's First Out Governor

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Aug 1
California State Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins (D), who is gay, served as the state's governor for about 8 hours while those Democratic officials above her in the line of succession were traveling outside of the state.

Simpson Earns Victory Fund Nod

LOCAL | By John Riley | Jul 28
The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund is backing Scott Simpson, a professional civil rights advocate, over another gay candidate.

Lateefah Williams Enters AG Race

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jul 17
Lateefah Williams, the out lesbian former president of the Gertrude Stein Democratic Club, the city's top LGBT political organization, on Thursday officially announced her candidacy to become the District's next Attorney General.

Mizeur Loses in MD, but Primary Results Mostly Good for LGBTs

POLITICS | By John Riley | Jun 28
Voters in Maryland went to the polls Tuesday to determine Democratic and Republican nominees for various offices in the state from governor down to the county level, resulting in largely positive results for those who billed themselves as pro-LGBT rights.

Milk Stamp a Hit in Castro

NATIONAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 2
The new Harvey Milk postage stamp was so popular locally that it sold out at the Castro Post Office on its first day.

Nation Celebrates Harvey Milk Stamp

CULTURE | May 28
Political leaders gathered at the White House last Thursday to unveil a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk, while in San Francisco activists and celebrities also came together.

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