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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.

Scandal Forces Florida’s Youngest Gay City Official to Resign

POLITICS | By Dylan Bouscher | Apr 19
It turns out that Morrison is no longer officially a resident of Boca Raton and it was his mother, Andrea Riggin, who alerted city officials of his residence and ineligibility to serve.

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.

’Ma’am, He’s Dead’: The Gay Mayor of Small Pahokee Talks Life, Love and Death

POLITICS | By Gideon Grudo | Dec 13
SFGN sat down with JP Sasser to find out what’s it like to be out and in politics, what’s it like living in a small, rural town on the western edge of Palm Beach County, and what’s it like to have shared a life with a best friend and partner.

Vice Mayor Garcia: Giving Thanks

POLITICS | By Randy Hope | Nov 28
When elected in April 2009 to fill the seat vacated by Bonnie Lowenthal, Garcia became the youngest person, the first Latino male and the first openly gay person of color ever elected to the Long Beach City Council.

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