The LGBT Take on Iowa
January 04 2012 5:25 PM ET

The LGBT Take on Iowa (in 100 Words or Less) 


We asked gay leaders on both sides of the political fence for their gut reactions on Romney’s and Santorum’s strong showing, as well as what to expect moving forward.

January 03 2012 5:00 AM ET

Decision Time in Iowa


The GOP candidates' political barnstorming throughout the state is finally coming to a close. If only the antigay rhetoric that often accompanied it would follow suit.

Marriage Metaphors with Rick Santorum
August 17 2011 5:00 AM ET

Marriage Metaphors, with Rick Santorum

Michelle Garcia

From bestiality to beer, we take a look at some of Rick Santorum's imaginative collection of terms he's used to describe how allowing same-sex couples to marry would lead to the destruction of American society.

The Other Gay Contenders
July 18 2011 8:30 AM ET

The Other Gay Contenders Editors

Wisconsin congressional representative Tammy Baldwin could run to become the first out U.S. senator, but she isn't the only LGBT person with political ambitions. Meet some of the young LGBT candidates who want your vote this year and next.

2010 Races To Watch
October 28 2010 1:50 PM ET

's Races to Watch Editors

November 2 is a high-stakes night for LGBT Americans. Here’s a snapshot of some individual races to watch and why they matter, regardless of which party prevails.

Kentuckys Gay Hope
May 19 2010 7:45 PM ET

Kentucky's Gay Hope

Michelle Garcia

He's 24, he'd had a brush with death, and he hasn't even finished college, but Matthew Vanderpool might be Kentucky's best chance at ousting one of the state's most antigay legislators.

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.