Transforming Oklahoma
March 26 2010 12:20 PM ET

Transforming Oklahoma

Michelle Garcia

Brittany Novotny is hoping to become Oklahoma's first transgender state representative — by giving the boot to Sally Kern.

Annise Parker The New Face of Houston
December 14 2009 6:55 PM ET

Annise Parker The New Face of Houston


Following her historic election in Houston over the weekend, mayor-elect Annise Parker talks about her hard-fought campaign—and her emerging role as a gay politician on the national scene.

Gay Victory in Detroit
November 05 2009 2:55 PM ET

Terrance Dean

Former news anchor Charles Pugh becomes Detroit’s first openly gay black city council president -- with the help of endorsements from the Council of Baptist Pastors and several individual pastors.