Topics :: GLBT lawmakers
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By James Patterson | Tuesday Apr 30, 2013
In a wide ranging interview, California’s first openly gay congressman, in office just over 100 days, addressed the challenging issues facing the LGBT community and pledged to fight efforts to "turn back the clock" on equality and opportunity.
By Victor Yates | Wednesday Feb 13, 2013
From President Barack Obama’s comments about gay military spouses at the State of the Union address to his historic acknowledgement during his second inauguration that LGBTs be treated equally; has ’The Obama Effect’ changed public opinion on gay rights?
By Lindsay King- Miller | Friday Feb 1, 2013
A bill to legalize same-sex civil unions passed Colorado’s Senate Judiciary Committee, and appears ready for passage by the Senate.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Nov 3, 2011
A California State Assembly member has stepped out of the closet to give voice to her concern for LGBT youth.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Mar 11, 2011
Lawmakers in Maryland addressed amendments to a bill that would introduce marriage equality for the state’s gay and lesbian families on March 9. A final vote is expected soon, perhaps as early as March 11.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jun 17, 2010
Was that steak dinner a breaking of bread between just friends? Or did an openly gay GOP Minnesota lawmaker taking a young male porn star out qualify as a date?
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Mar 15, 2010
A lesbian student saw her school district cancel prom for everyone rather than let her bring the date of her own choosing. The choice has generated headlines--and brought attention to a bill that would offer federal protections to LGBT youth.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Mar 5, 2010
An openly lesbian member of the Utah House of Representatives says that she will be leaving state government come the end of this year.
Tuesday Mar 2, 2010
The first openly gay lawmaker to lead either house of the California Legislature has been sworn in as speaker of the state Assembly.
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