Gay Congressional Candidate Anticipates Some 'Knucklehead' GOP Colleagues
October 21 2012 12:55 PM ET

Gay Candidate Expects 'Knucklehead' GOP Colleagues

Michelle Garcia

 

Gay Politician Harassed at Community Festival
October 16 2012 3:35 PM ET

Gay Politician Harassed at Community Festival

Michelle Garcia

The vice mayor of Campbell, Calif., who is gay, said he was verbally harassed by a woman as he was headed toward the annual Oktoberfest.

Katy Butler Asks President and Romney to Wear Purple
October 14 2012 1:56 PM ET

Katy Butler Asks President and Romney to Wear Purple

Diane Anderson-Minshall

As Spirit Day approaches next week, activists urge the leader of the nation to don purple to support LGBT youth.

At Town Hall Meeting Michigan Politician Says Being Gay Is a Choice
October 08 2012 6:56 PM ET

Michigan Politician: Being Gay Is a Choice

Neal Broverman

Michigan state representative Tom McMillin says that being gay is a choice for those "who have come out the lifestyle."

WATCH Alabama Chief Justice Candidate Say Gay Marriage Will Destroy US
October 06 2012 6:56 PM ET

Ala. Chief Justice Candidate: Gay Marriage Will Destroy Nation

Neal Broverman

The former chief justice, trying to get his old job back, receives applause from Tea Party members after denigrating gays.

Ryan Doubles Down on Homophobia in Focus on the Family Interview
October 03 2012 5:04 PM ET

Paul Ryan Goes Antigay in Focus on the Family Interview

Neal Broverman

The Wisconsin congressman made that clear in a recent audio interview with Focus on the Family president Jim Daly.

Though He Voted Against DADT Repeal, Paul Ryan Doesn't Want it Reinstated
September 24 2012 6:24 PM ET

Paul Ryan Was Against DADT Repeal; Now He's For It

Neal Broverman

The Republican candidate for vice president actually cast a vote on "don't ask, don't tell" repeal while in Congress. But now he's sort of changed his mind.

Poll Shows Tammy Baldwin Inching Closer to Senate Victory
September 17 2012 2:16 PM ET

Poll: Tammy Baldwin Inching Closer to Senate Victory

Neal Broverman

Tammy Baldwin now has a three point lead over her GOP challenger in the battle to win one of Wisconsin's Senate seats, according to a poll sponsored by a Democratic political action committee.

Paul Ryan at Values Voter Summit Is Heckled and Slammed
September 14 2012 6:52 PM ET

Paul Ryan at Values Voter Summit: Heckled, Slammed

Neal Broverman

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank wrote that it was a "mistake" for Ryan to have attended a summit hosted by the antigay Family Research Council.

Will Bachmann Get Booted Out of Congress?
September 11 2012 4:14 PM ET

Will Bachmann Get Booted Out of Congress?

Neal Broverman

Antigay Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann is losing support among independents, according to new polls reported on by Jezebel.

NYC Bar Owned By Anderson Coopers BF Hosts Obama Fundraiser
September 10 2012 12:19 PM ET

NYC Bar Owned By Coop's BF Hosts 'GoGo' Obama Fundraiser

Neal Broverman

Eastern Bloc, the popular East Village bar, hosted a hip fundraiser for the president on Saturday, complete with dancers wearing Obama boxer-briefs.

September 05 2012 1:07 PM ET

WATCH: Tammy Baldwin Fights Labels on MSNBC

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Minnesota Politician Who Hooked Up With Teen Drops Out of Race
August 23 2012 4:48 PM ET

Minn. Politician Who Hooked Up With Teen Drops Out of Race

Neal Broverman

Kerry Gauthier is not seeking reelection to the Minnesota legislature after news broke that he hooked up with a 17-year-old boy at a rest stop, leading the politician to attempt suicide, and later

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