Study: Marriage Initiatives Enticed Liberal Voters in 2012
May 01 2014 1:19 PM ET

Study: Marriage Initiatives Enticed Liberal Voters in 2012

Michelle Garcia

Ballot initiatives to establish marriage equality in three states and reject a ban in another drove voters to the polls in 2012.

Candidate Who Blamed Gays for Disasters Wins Ill. Congressional Primary
March 19 2014 4:04 PM ET

Candidate Who Blamed Gays for Disasters Wins Ill. Primary

Trudy Ring

Republican Susanne Atanus, who said 'God is angry' at gays, pulls off a primary win but faces a popular Democratic incumbent in the general election.

Marriage Equality Support Doesn't Cost Ill. Repubs
March 19 2014 1:19 PM ET

Marriage Equality Support Doesn't Cost Ill. Repubs

Trudy Ring

Of the three Republican state representatives who voted for marriage equality, two won their primaries by a wide margin, while the other has a narrow lead.

Santa Fe Selects Its First Gay Mayor, Javier Gonzales
March 05 2014 2:13 PM ET

Meet Santa Fe's First Openly Gay Mayor

Michelle Garcia

Javier Gonzales was elected mayor of Santa Fe, N.M. on Tuesday night.

Ill. GOP Candidate Blames Gays for Disasters, Raises Party Leaders' Ire
January 23 2014 4:15 PM ET

WATCH: Ill. GOP Hopeful Blames Gays for Disasters, Autism

Trudy Ring

LGBT people have aroused God's wrath, says a Republican congressional hopeful, whose comments in turn drew the wrath of party leaders, who called on her to quit the race.

Mass. Lt. Gov. Candidate Backs Marriage Equality; Conservatives Object
December 09 2013 7:09 PM ET

Is Marriage Equality Still Politically Dangerous, Even in Mass.?

Trudy Ring

Karyn Polito joins her running mate, gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker, in endorsing equal marriage rights, which may cost the team support from the right.

Nebraska Republican Vying for Most Antigay in Primary
December 06 2013 6:53 PM ET

Nebraska Republican Vying for Mantle as Most Antigay in Primary

Lucas Grindley

Same-sex couples in Nebraska are being turned into a campaign issue for Republicans.

Is The GOP Discriminating Against Its Gay Candidates?
December 05 2013 3:37 PM ET

Is The GOP Discriminating Against Its Gay Candidates?

Lucas Grindley

The GOP faces the possibility of having a handful of openly gay candidates for the House in the next cycle, and that's causing problems.

Mary Cheney Isn't Supporting Sister Liz for Senate
November 21 2013 12:33 PM ET

Mary Cheney Isn't Supporting Sister Liz for Senate

Lucas Grindley

Mary Cheney isn't keeping quiet about her disappointment with her sister's opposition to marriage equality.

WATCH: Mary Cheney Called a 'Lesbian Bigot'
November 20 2013 2:50 PM ET

WATCH: Mary Cheney Called a 'Lesbian Bigot'

Lucas Grindley

In Liz Cheney's quest for the Senate, Mary Cheney's family further becomes a political football.

WATCH: Mike Michaud Says He Doesn't Know Who Is Targeting Him
November 06 2013 12:33 PM ET

WATCH: Mike Michaud Says He Doesn't Know Who Is Targeting Him

Lucas Grindley

It's still a mystery over who was telling voters Mike Michaud is gay.

McAuliffe, Christie Win Governors' Races
November 05 2013 8:50 PM ET

McAuliffe, Christie Win Governors' Races

Trudy Ring

LGBT issues figured in both closely watched elections.

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