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The Grand Ole' Party, the Sunshine State, and the 2016 Election

POLITICS | By Ian Maloney | May 23
Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush refuse to evolve on the issue of LGBT equality despite the overwhelming evidence that the rest of the country has had a profound shift toward that equality.

'Gays Are Like Pedophiles' & Other Anti-Gay Comments Made by Ben Carson

POLITICS | By EDGE | May 4
As Dr. Ben Carson officially announced his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election Monday, EDGE took a look at six of the most audacious anti-gay comments made by the retired neurosurgeon in the two years he's been in the public eye.

Cruz'n for a Bruising: Boycott on Fire Island Properties in Wake of Party for Anti-Gay Pol

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Apr 24
Social media is ablaze with backlash and damage control in the wake of gay hotelier and newly self-installed "Pope of Fire Island Pines" Ian Reisner's hosting of an event for anti-gay Senator and 2016 hopeful Ted Cruz at his Manhattan penthouse Monday.

Santorum Uses 'God Hates Fags' Analogy on National Television

POLITICS | By EDGE | Apr 6
Rick Santorum dropped an "f bomb" on national television and it wasn't "f*ck."

Alabama Bill Would Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Mar 25
An Alabama lawmaker wants to make sure that faith-based adoption agencies can refuse to place children with same-sex couples.

Aaron Schock's Father: My Son is Different But Not Gay

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 19
Aaron Schock's father is defending his son, saying he may be different but he is not gay.

Barney Frank on Aaron Schock's Departure :: 'He Was Outed Or What?'

POLITICS | By EDGE | Mar 18
On Tuesday afternoon Barney Frank was asked of Illinois congressman Aaron Schock's resignation from a Business Insider reporter: "He was outed or what?"

Ted Cruz Blasts "Unelected Judges" Ruling in Favor of Marriage Equality

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Feb 28
Sen. Ted Cruz reaffirmed his opposition to marriage equality Thursday, while arguing that the only way Republicans can win is if they broaden their coalition.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Reintroduces Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 11
Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has teamed up with another member of the GOP to reintroduce an anti-gay marriage bill.

Putin's Puppet? Scott Lively Weighs Congressional Run

POLITICS | By EDGE | Feb 9
Scott Lively, the anti-gay pastor who will be tried for crimes against humanity for his involvement in Uganda's "kill the gays" law, announced that he may be running for congress to represent Massachusetts in the interests of "Mother Russia."

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