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Election Year Politics Complicate Passage of Michigan Anti-Discrimination Law

POLITICS | Sunday Sep 21, 2014
For almost a year, advocates of prohibiting discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity geared their strategy to this month.

'Tranny' and 'Gay' Joke Didn't Offend Pres: Obama Pens Letter Praising Rivers

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 20
In a recent marathon length edition of E! network's "Fashion Police," Melissa Rivers, daughter to the late actress comedienne spoke with hosts about a letter of condolence she received from the White House following her mother's death

Result of Scottish Independence Vote Predicted by Grindr

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 19
GPS driven hook-up app Grindr has proven to be an effective tool on a variety of fronts, ranging from setting up a last minute lunchtime tryst, to finding converts to Christianity. Could political forecasting be next?

Comment made on YouTube by 19-year-old former GOP hopeful, Jacob Dorsey

Teen GOP Candidate Quits Race After More Homophobic, Racist Comments Emerge

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 17
The career of homophobic GOP enfant terrible, Jacob Dorsey appears to be over as more anti-gay and racist social media comments surface.

Slightly Conflicting Account of Palin Brawl Emerges

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 16
An unnamed source close to the Palin family gave their account of the September 6 'brawl heard 'round the world' involving Alaska's former first family.

Former Sec. of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton Embraces Iowa, Obama in Return to State

POLITICS | By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 15
Hillary Rodham Clinton's third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses seemed but a fading memory when the former secretary of state took the stage in front of roughly 10,000 loyal Democrats at outgoing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fall fundraiser.

Jake Miller, left, and Craig Bowen kiss after being married by Marion County Clerk Beth White, center, in Indianapolis.

No DC Gridlock for Gay Marriage, Legal Marijuana

POLITICS | By David Crary | Sep 15
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - legalization of same-sex marriage and decriminalization of marijuana.

Jacob Dorsey

Teen GOP Hopeful Faces Backlash Over Anti-Gay Christmas Tweet

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 15
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."

Oregon Senate Candidates Spar Over Support for Marriage Equality

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Sep 14
A debate over LGBT-rights erupted between the Republican and Democratic candidates in Oregon's U.S. Senate race this week - over who is more supportive of GLBT equality.

Richard Tisei

Incumbent's Loss Upends Massachusetts' House Race

POLITICS | By Steve LeBlanc | Sep 12
After Democratic voters bounced Rep. John Tierney in Tuesday's primary in favor of newcomer Seth Moulton, GOP challenger Richard Tisei will no longer be facing a nine-term Democratic incumbent with suitcases of political baggage.

Sarah Palin and Family Reportedly Involved in Drunken Brawl

POLITICS | By EDGE | Sep 11
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.