WATCH: Ore. Republican's Campaign Ad Makes Gay History
September 10 2014 3:58 PM ET

WATCH: This Ore. Republican Just Made Gay Ad History

Sunnivie Brydum

The first congressional candidate to feature a same-sex couple in her campaign might surprise you — because she's a Republican.

Healey, Kerrigan Win Statewide Primary Bids in Massachusetts
September 10 2014 2:23 PM ET

Healey, Kerrigan Win Statewide Primary Bids in Massachusetts

Michelle Garcia

Two out candidates vying for statewide seats won their primary challenges Tuesday night.

Massachusetts: Maura Healey Could Be Top LGBT Attorney In The Country
September 07 2014 12:20 PM ET

Maura Healy Could Be Nation's Top LGBT Attorney

Lynn De La Cruz

Maura Healey is no stranger to landmark lawsuits — she led the first successful challenge to DOMA — but now she wants to be the top lawyer in the land.

Op-ed: Hillary Is Ready for Us
August 14 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Hillary Is Ready for Us

Allida Black

The Hillary this writer met while she was still first lady has always stood by LGBT people.

Obama Acknowledges Global LGBT Rights Movement At Gay Games
August 10 2014 12:56 PM ET

President Obama Makes Gay Games Appearance

Michelle Garcia

President Obama welcomes foreign LGBT athletes to the United States for Gay Games 9 in Cleveland, Ohio.

California Assembly Speaker Becomes First Gay Governor For A Few Hours
July 31 2014 4:19 PM ET

Calif. Assembly Speaker Is First Gay Governor (For A Few Hours)

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Three political absences made out California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins acting governor for a day.

Can This Gay Republican Win a House Seat?
July 17 2014 8:31 PM ET

Can This Gay Republican Win a House Seat?

Daniel Reynolds

Carl DeMaio, who won the Republican primary in California's 52nd district, has a shot of becoming the first GOP congressman who's been out from the get-go.

Op-ed: To Thine Own Campaign Ad Be True
July 15 2014 4:35 AM ET

Op-ed: When a Barely Gay Campaign Ad Breaks Ground

Brett Smiley

Brett Smiley, the gay mayoral candidate in Providence, R.I., reflects on the impact of his groundbreaking campaign ad, which depicted the normalcy of a same-sex marriage.

Op-ed: How Can Extreme Homophobes Still Win Elections?
July 03 2014 5:22 AM ET

Op-ed: How Can Extreme Homophobes Still Win Elections?

David Pakman

Someone who was kicked out of the Navy for his extremist religious view can still win a Republican primary in some places.

California: Gov. Appoints Gay Judges To Bench
July 01 2014 6:45 PM ET

California: Gov. Appoints Gay Judges To Bench

Michelle Garcia

Therese M. Stewart and James M. Humes are making history in California's judicial system.

Sen. Susan Collins Endorses Marriage Equality
June 25 2014 9:23 PM ET

Another Republican Senator Supports Marriage Equality

Trudy Ring

On the heels of receiving HRC's endorsement, Collins joins the small number of Republicans on the side of equality.

Bill Clinton Calls Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan 'Two Amazing Women'
June 25 2014 2:11 PM ET

Clinton Calls Windsor and Kaplan 'Two Amazing Women'

Daniel Reynolds

The former president praised the women for their work in defeating DOMA, which he signed into law.

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