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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.

Minn. No. 2 House Republican on Ropes Over Vote for Same-Sex Marriage

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Aug 4, 2014
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - As second-in-command for Minnesota House Republicans, Rep. Jenifer Loon made a big gamble when she broke with her party's prevailing view on gay marriage.

Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage.

100 Kansas GOP Endorse Democrat for Governor

By John Hanna | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Democratic challenger Paul Davis sought Tuesday to give his campaign for Kansas governor a bipartisan boost by announcing endorsements from more than 100 moderate Republicans who've split with conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback