House Hopeful Claims Opponent Is Using Biphobic Tactics
August 22 2012 1:13 PM ET

Are Biphobic Claims Affecting House Race?

Michelle Garcia

Arizona lawmaker Kyrsten Sinema says that one of her opponents is using language to sway voters against her because of her sexual orientation.

Gay Conservatives Disappointed in Republican Party Platform
August 22 2012 11:01 AM ET

Gay Conservatives Disappointed in GOP Platform

Julie Bolcer

“The final document is marred by outdated social conservative ideology,” said the Log Cabin Republicans, which participated in the platform drafting process for the first time this year.

GOProud Endorses Tommy Thompson Against Tammy Baldwin
August 22 2012 9:01 AM ET

GOProud Endorses Tommy Thompson Against Tammy Baldwin

Julie Bolcer

“The voters of Wisconsin need to ask themselves whether or not they want to send a woman to the Senate who has a voting record to the left of Nancy Pelosi,” said the group.

Rep King Backtracks on Rape, Incest Comment
August 21 2012 5:44 PM ET

Rep. King Backtracks on Rape, Incest Comment

Michelle Garcia

Iowa Rep. Steve King is backtracking from comments he made in a report, claiming he's not aware of any women who were impregnated due to incest or rape.

Romney Backer Says GOP Should Drop Inclusive Pro-Equality Amendment
August 21 2012 4:48 PM ET

Romney Backer Says GOP Should Drop Inclusive Amendment

Michelle Garcia

Kober also loosely compares LGBT people to drug users and polygamists to make his argument against the inclusive amendment.

Lesbian Super PAC Nears Fund-raising Goal for Baldwin
August 21 2012 11:45 AM ET

Lesbian Super PAC Nears Fund-raising Goal for Baldwin

Julie Bolcer

LPAC announced that it has nearly reached its goal of raising $100,000 for Tammy Baldwin, who could become the first openly gay U.S. senator.

Republican Party Wants Antigay Rep. Todd Akin Out of Race
August 21 2012 11:07 AM ET

GOP Wants Rep. Todd Akin Out of Race

Michelle Garcia

Rep. Todd Akin has until Tuesday evening to pull out of the Missouri Senate race without much of a financial penalty.

Log Cabin Source: Republican Platform Will Affirm DOMA, Federal Marriage Amendment
August 20 2012 1:20 PM ET

Source: GOP Platform Will Affirm DOMA, Marriage Amendment

Julie Bolcer

This year’s document will continue to express support for the Defense of Marriage Act and a federal constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage, according to a Log Cabin Republicans official involved with the drafting process.

DADT Repeal Opponent Sparks Controversy With “Legitimate Rape” Comments
August 20 2012 9:34 AM ET

'Legitimate Rape'? DADT Backer Sparks Uproar With Comment

Julie Bolcer

Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, who has continued to fight the repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, said that he opposes abortion in all instances because “legitimate rape” rarely causes pregnancy.

Log Cabin Called on to Withhold Endorsement of Mitt Romney
August 16 2012 3:06 PM ET

Will Log Cabin Endorse Romney-Ryan?

Lucas Grindley

An LGBT anti-Romney group is calling on Log Cabin to withhold its endorsement, like it did from George W. Bush in 2004.

AddThis

Quantcast