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Ad Urges RNC Chair to Denounce Upcoming Hate Groups' Event

By EDGE | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
Does RNC Chair Reince Priebus have the clout to ask fans of GOP superstars Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann and Mike Huckabee, to miss seeing their idols by skipping this weekend's anti-gay hate group sponsored Value Voters Summit?

Citing Joan Rivers Death, Rick Perry Backs Abortion Clinic Law

Monday Sep 22, 2014
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday invoked comedian Joan Rivers' death at a surgical clinic while defending a law he signed that would close the majority of abortion facilities in the nation's second-most populous state.

Election Year Politics Complicate Passage of Michigan Anti-Discrimination Law

Sunday Sep 21, 2014
For almost a year, advocates of prohibiting discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity geared their strategy to this month.

Teen GOP Hopeful Faces Backlash Over Anti-Gay Christmas Tweet

By EDGE | Monday Sep 15, 2014
A 19-year-old GOP hopeful for Wisconsin state assembly is facing backlash over a Christmas tweet he sent saying "fags need 2 leave my favorite state alone."

Sarah Palin and Family Reportedly Involved in Drunken Brawl

By EDGE | Thursday Sep 11, 2014
Several news sources report that former GOP vice presidential hopeful and half-term governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin and her family were involved in a drunken melee outside of Anchorage last weekend.

VA State Senate Shifts to GOP, But GLBT Bills May Still Gain Traction

By John Riley | Sunday Aug 31, 2014
Virginia Republicans seized control of the state senate on Tuesday, Aug. 19, giving them complete power over the operations of the state's General Assembly and further thwarting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's (D) legislative agenda.

Federal Judge: Ind. Gov Contradicted Himself on Gay Marriage

Thursday Aug 21, 2014
A federal judge says Indiana Gov. Mike Pence contradicted himself on same-sex marriage, telling the court he had no power to enforce Indiana's gay marriage ban but then directing executive agencies about how to proceed after court rulings on the subject.

Poll: GOP OK With Gay Candidate, Not OK With Gay Children

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
A new poll found that the Republican Party would be fine with voting for an openly gay candidate but that most would have an issue with one of their family members coming out as gay.

Minn. State Rep. Turns Back Challenge Over Gay Marriage

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
State Rep. Jenifer Loon, the second-ranking Republican in the Minnesota House, has survived a primary challenge brought on by her vote in favor of gay marriage.

63 Texas GOPs Liken Gay Marriage to Pedophilia, Polygamy & Incest

By EDGE | Thursday Aug 7, 2014
A court brief that links same-sex marriage to incest, polygamy and pedophilia that was signed by 63 Texas GOP lawmakers was filed Monday. It calls upon the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage.