Charlie Crist Says 'Sorry' for Supporting Florida's Marriage Ban
January 02 2014 3:04 PM ET

Charlie Crist 'Sorry' for Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Daniel Reynolds

"It was a mistake," added the former Republican governor, who is now courting LGBT voters in his gubernatorial campaign as a Democrat.

Has Gay Congressman Outraced the Whisperers in Maine?
January 02 2014 6:00 AM ET

Has Gay Congressman Outraced the Whisperers in Maine?

Steve Weinstein

Maine gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud’s well-timed coming out ahead of a mysterious whisper campaign instantly made him a national figure.

Mo. Rep. Seeks to Impeach Gov. for Authorizing Gay Tax Returns
November 20 2013 2:38 PM ET

Mo. Rep. Seeks to Impeach Gov. for Authorizing Gay Tax Returns

Daniel Reynolds

State representative Nick Marshall is calling for the impeachment of Missouri governor Jay Nixon, after the latter's decision last week to allow married gay and lesbian couples to file state tax returns jointly.

Senate Unanimously Confirms Gay Ambassador to Dominican Republic
November 15 2013 4:27 PM ET

Senate Unanimously Confirms Gay Ambassador to Dominican Republic

Daniel Reynolds

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Senate has confirmed James “Wally” Brewster as the ambassador to the Dominican Republic, despite recent protests from antigay groups in the Caribbean nation.

7 Things Ted Kennedy Would Say to Pass ENDA
November 06 2013 6:30 AM ET

7 Things Ted Kennedy Would Say to Pass ENDA

Daniel Reynolds

Though he did not live to see its passage, the late senator championed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act for decades. Here are seven quotes from Kennedy that reflect his work and passion.

One of Idaho's Most Popular Republican Governors Comes Out in Support of LGBT Rights
November 04 2013 8:05 PM ET

Idaho's Republican Former Gov. Supports LGBT Rights

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The 86-year-old Phil Batt surprised many, including organizers of the event where he made the statement, by talking about why gays deserve legal protections.

Michigan Gov. Calls LGBT Employment Discrimination 'Hypothetical'
October 25 2013 2:09 PM ET

Mich. Gov. on 'Hypothetical' Workplace Discrimination 

Daniel Reynolds

Gov. Rick Snyder dodged questions regarding his stance on LGBT workplace discrimination, before admitting it did not rank high on his list of priorities.

Gambia President Calls Gays One of the 'Biggest Threats to Human Existence'
September 27 2013 12:14 PM ET

U.N. Told Gays Among Big 'Threats to Human Existence'

Daniel Reynolds

President Yahya Jammeh said gays and lesbians were 'more deadly than all natural disasters put together' in a United Nations address.

Gay Mass. Candidate 'Comes Out' to Tea Party Dad
September 18 2013 1:13 PM ET

Gay Mass. Candidate 'Comes Out' to Tea Party Dad

Michelle Garcia

Carl Sciortino Sr. bemoans his son's politics.

Pa. Reps to Propose Bill Banning 'Ex-Gay' Therapy for Youth
September 17 2013 4:59 PM ET

Pa. Reps to Propose Bill Banning 'Ex-Gay' Therapy for Youth

Daniel Reynolds

Representatives Gerald Mullery and Brian Sims, who is gay, plan to sponsor a bill that would ban 'conversion therapy' for minors in Pennsylvania.

Adviser: Christine Quinn's Gender, Gayness Counted Against Her
September 14 2013 6:27 PM ET

Adviser: Christine Quinn's Gender, Gayness Counted Against Her

Trudy Ring

The problem was not 'homophobia or sexism per se, but is the way society and people view women and gays,' the New York mayoral hopeful's chief strategist says.

Booker Queried on Gay Rumors: Is the Personal Political?
August 30 2013 4:06 PM ET

WATCH: Cory Booker Queried on Gay Rumors

Trudy Ring

'If you were gay, why would you not just come out?' Chris Hayes says to Cory Booker.

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