August 15 2012 6:45 PM ET

Get to Know Paul Ryan Gosling

Lawmaker: I'm Not a Lesbian, I'm Pansexual
August 14 2012 6:54 PM ET

Lawmaker: I'm Not a Lesbian, I'm Pansexual

Nazly Siadate

Mary Gonzalez, the first openly LGBT official headed toward the Texas House of Representatives, said she wanted to clarify that she is pansexual.

Arizona Lawmaker Says Opponent Called Him Bisexual Wants Apology
August 08 2012 11:16 AM ET

Ben Quayle Says Opponent Called Him Bisexual, Wants an Apology

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Arizona's Republican Representative Ben Quayle is mighty upset this week, telling reporters that a mailer from his (also Republican) opponent, Rep.

NYC Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer Marries Longtime Partner
July 29 2012 3:48 PM ET

NYC Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer Gets Hitched

Neal Broverman

Queens politician weds partner of 13 years on Saturday.

Former NY Gov Eliot Spitzer Is Never Going Back to Chick Fil A
July 27 2012 2:17 PM ET

Former NY Gov Eliot Spitzer Is Never Going Back to Chick-Fil-A

Charles Hicks

ā€œI used to love Chick-Fil-A," Spitzer said. "Their sandwiches were great. Their lemonade was amazing. Iā€™m never going back.ā€

Wisconsin Legislator Comes Out as Bisexual
July 27 2012 11:53 AM ET

Wisconsin Legislator Comes Out as Bisexual

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Wisconsin Representative JoCasta Zamarripa told reporters this week that she's decided to come out as bisexual ā€” doing so before her upcoming re-election bid.

WATCH Rent Star Anthony Rapp There's Darkness Ahead if Romney is Elected
July 25 2012 7:44 PM ET

WATCH: Rent Star Anthony Rapp Predicts Darkness Ahead if Romney Wins

Jeremy Kinser

Anthony Rapp, who became a star with the Pulitzer Prize-winning AIDS-themed musical Rent, shares his conversations with LGBT youth and speaks out against presidential hopeful Mitt Romney i

WATCH Nancy Pelosi Ballroom Dance ZZ Top at Gay Wedding
July 11 2012 11:56 AM ET

WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Ballroom Dances to ZZ Top at Gay Wedding

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The most powerful woman in Congress can still shake it out.

Dont Say Gay Bill Sponsor Too Antigay for HS Hall of Fame
June 14 2012 3:32 PM ET

'Don't Say Gay' Bill Sponsor Too Antigay for H.S. Hall of Fame

Michelle Garcia

A group of residents in Vestal, N.Y., are campaigning for their local high school to remove a Tennessee state senator and former student from its hall of fame, because of his controversial remarks

Thomas Duane Retiring from New York State Senate
June 03 2012 8:08 PM ET

Out, HIV-Positive Thomas Duane Leaving Politics

Neal Broverman

Another Democrat is expected to take his place in the New York Senate.

Rev Fears for Life After Denouncing Gays on Facebook
May 23 2012 1:56 PM ET

Rev. Fears for Life After Denouncing Gays

Michelle Garcia

A Mississippi Baptist minister-turned-lawmaker says he fears for his life after he reportedly cited Bible passages that denounced homosexuality on Facebook. Rep. Andy Gipson, reacting to President Barack Obama's recent endorsement of marriage equality, said, "The only opinion that counts is God's," he said before posting a passage from the Book of Leviticus on May 10. The passage read, "If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads."

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