WATCH: Louie Gohmert Compares LGBT Activists to Nazis
May 11 2014 7:30 AM ET

WATCH: Texas Rep. Compares LGBT Activists to Nazis

Sunnivie Brydum

While the Texas congressman claimed that LGBT advocates are channelling Hitler's Third Reich, he contends that right-wing Americans like himself and the Benham brothers are just 'upset' at the deterioration of Judeo-Christian values.

Clay Aiken Race Still Too Close to Call
May 07 2014 6:21 PM ET

Clay Aiken Race Still Too Close to Call

Trudy Ring

The out candidate is ahead by fewer than 400 votes in his congressional primary.

Ky. AG, Marriage Equality Supporter, Will Run for Governor
May 07 2014 3:01 PM ET

Ky. AG, Marriage Equality Supporter, Will Run for Governor

Trudy Ring

Jack Conway, who refused to appeal a decision striking down Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban, thinks that decision will not be a liability in the governor's race.

WATCH: Correspondents' Dinner a Mixed Bag
May 04 2014 5:24 AM ET

WATCH: Correspondents' Dinner a Mixed Bag

Trudy Ring

Joel McHale bombed with a routine that featured some LGBT-related material, President Obama showed restraint, and Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus stole the show.

N.C.: Anti-Marriage Equality Pol Was Once Drag Performer
May 04 2014 4:00 AM ET

N.C.: Anti-Marriage Equality Pol Was Once Drag Performer

Trudy Ring

Former drag performer Steve Wiles campaigned for North Carolina's anti-marriage equality amendment in 2012, and now he's running for State Senate.

S.D. Lawmaker Posts Diatribe Against Gay Sex
May 03 2014 5:00 AM ET

S.D. Lawmaker Posts Diatribe Against Gay Sex

Trudy Ring

Some of his wording: 'a one-way alley meant only for the garbage truck to go down.'

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.

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