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3 Gay Republicans Trying to Make Election History

By Steve Peoples | Sunday Jan 19, 2014
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

By Henry C. Jackson | Tuesday Jan 14, 2014
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

By Alanna Durkin | Friday Jan 3, 2014
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

Wednesday Sep 25, 2013
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

Wednesday Sep 18, 2013
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

By Brian Witte | Wednesday Jul 17, 2013
A Maryland lawmaker hopes to be elected the nation’s first openly gay governor.

Raising Arizona

By William Kapfer | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Arizona has lately been acquiring a reputation as a right wing, out-of-touch backwater. People have reached this conclusion largely due to nationwide coverage of some of the more backward political personalities like Gov. Jan Brewer & Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Scandal Forces Florida’s Youngest Gay City Official to Resign

By Dylan Bouscher | Friday Apr 19, 2013
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

By Sergio N. Candido | Sunday Feb 10, 2013
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

By Gideon Grudo | Thursday Dec 13, 2012
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.