Politician Dumps GOP Over Marriage Discrimination
April 30 2014 1:38 PM ET

Politician Dumps GOP Over Marriage Discrimination

Michelle Garcia

A Michigan lawmaker announced that he will leave the Republican Party because of its discriminatory stance on marriage equality as well as what he called 'taxpayer abuse.'

Harvey Milk Gets A Forever Stamp
April 23 2014 11:52 AM ET

Harvey Milk Gets A Forever Stamp

Michelle Garcia

Gay activist and politician Harvey Milk will be honored with a U.S. Postal Service stamp, 36 years after his assassination.

Ore. Gov. Candidate: Same-Sex Marriage a Sin, Like 'Murder'
April 04 2014 1:57 PM ET

Ore. Gov. Candidate: Same-Sex Marriage a Sin, Like 'Murder'

Trudy Ring

That's one of several ultraconservative stances held by fringe candidate Lorraine Mae Rafferty.

Arizona Gov. Says She Will 'Do the Right Thing' on Anti-LGBT Bill
February 25 2014 1:54 PM ET February 25 2014 2:12 PM ET

Arizona Gov. Says She Will 'Do the Right Thing'

Daniel Reynolds

Amid a growing chorus of opposition, Gov. Jan Brewer said she would 'do the right thing' for Arizona when she decides whether to sign an anti-LGBT bill by the end of the week.

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out
February 22 2014 2:04 PM ET

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out

Trudy Ring

Mark Sickles says 'the current moment in Virginia,' where a ban on same-sex marriage was recently struck down, motivated his announcement.

WATCH: Antigay Pol Says Devil's Behind His Troubles
February 19 2014 4:57 PM ET

WATCH: Antigay Pol Says Devil's Behind His Troubles

Trudy Ring

Dave Agema says calls for his resignation from the Republican National Committee are the devil's work, and he reiterates that the U.S. should adopt a 'gay propaganda' law like Russia's.

John Boehner: 'No Way' ENDA Will Pass This Year
January 30 2014 3:32 PM ET

John Boehner: 'No Way' ENDA Will Pass This Year

Daniel Reynolds

The House speaker drew a hard line on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in a first-time meeting with the LGBT Equality Caucus.

January 18 2014 5:00 PM ET

Man Who Threatened Gay Seattle Mayor in Custody

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WATCH: Pro-Equality Judges Need Plumbing Lessons, Says Louie Gohmert
January 16 2014 7:35 PM ET

WATCH: Pro-Equality Judges Need Plumbing Lessons, Says Louie Gohmert

Trudy Ring

The right-wing Texas congressman finds yet another justification for his homophobia, while Michele Bachmann chimes in as well.

Michigan RNC Member: Russia's Antigay Law Is 'Common Sense'
January 13 2014 3:20 PM ET

RNC Member: Russia's Antigay Law Is 'Common Sense'

Trudy Ring

Republican National Committee member Dave Agema has added to his record of outrageously homophobic remarks.

Former Gov. Has Best Quote of the Year on GOP's 'Family Values'
January 07 2014 3:14 PM ET January 07 2014 4:31 PM ET

Former Gov. Brilliantly Disses GOP's 'Family Values'

Daniel Reynolds

'Oh, yeah, name these Republicans,' Brian Schweitzer, former governor of Montana, told Slate. 'The ones cheating on their third wives while they’re talking about traditional family values?'

Liz Cheney Withdraws From Senate Race
January 06 2014 3:13 PM ET

Liz Cheney Withdraws From Senate Race

Daniel Reynolds

Citing 'serious health issues' within her family, Liz Cheney has announced that she has abandoned her U.S. Senate campaign in Wyoming.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Pushes LGBT-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Ordinance
January 03 2014 2:42 PM ET

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Pushes LGBT-Inclusive Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Daniel Reynolds

In her third inaugural address, Parker called for LGBT protections to be added to Houston's nondiscrimination ordinance.

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