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Married Lesbian Seeks South Florida U.S. House Seat

Married Lesbian Seeks South Florida U.S. House Seat

By John McDonald | Oct 14
Lauren Baer has a chance to make history. If elected next fall, Baer would become the first Congresswoman in a same-sex marriage.

Trans Democrat Fights Back Against Transphobia: 'This Is Just Who I Am'

Trans Democrat Fights Back Against Transphobia: 'This Is Just Who I Am'

By Brittany Ferrendi | Oct 8
A woman running for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates is on the receiving end of transphobic comments - but she won't just sit and take it.

Gay Florida Candidate Targeted by Ku Klux Klan

Gay Florida Candidate Targeted by Ku Klux Klan

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 10
"We know where you live faggot. We are going to win. Quit now. When you girls least expect it, we will be here for a nice visit."

CA Dems Elect Gay Man as Chair

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 27
A gay man is now the chair of the California Democratic Party, marking the first time in the history of the 171-year-old state party that it has been led by an out LGBT leader.

Gay Rep. Mark Pocan Girds for Trump

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 19
This Friday when President-elect Donald Trump is taking his oath of office outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C., gay Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) will be volunteering at a food pantry in the city of Verona.

Openly Gay Candidate Runs for Berkeley Mayor

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
Gay Berkeley City Councilman Kriss Worthington has decided to run this November for mayor of the East Bay city.

LGBs in SF Dem Party Posts Decrease

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 11
In another sign of the LGBT community's diminishing political clout in San Francisco, the number of LGB people overseeing the local Democratic Party is set to decrease.

10 Out Candidates Win Calif. Legislative Primary Races

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 9
Of the 14 out California statehouse candidates running this year, 10 survived Tuesday's primary, where the top two vote-getters, regardless of party, advance to the general election in November.

NC Governor Forced to Seat Openly Gay Equality Activist on State Assembly

By Lainey Millen | Apr 24
Equality North Carolina's executive director, Chris Sgro, was selected by the Guilford County Democratic Party to fill the seat of the late Rep. Ralph Johnson on April 9 at a party meeting held that same day.

CA Democratic Party Signals Support for Out Candidates

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 6
A number of out Democratic non-incumbents seeking state legislative seats have secured pre-endorsements ahead of the California Democratic Party's convention to be held later this month in San Jose.

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