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'Clean Up Your House,' Democrats Tell GOP Leadership After Santos Saga

Now that the lying congressman from New York is seated, there's not much that can be done to get him to go if he refuses -- aside from an act of Congress.

Kevin McCarthy Elected Speaker of the House on 15th Vote

Although McCarthy's a solidly conservative Republican, he'd been opposed by the far-right wing of his party.

Kevin McCarthy Racks Up Historic 11th Loss for House Speaker

The hard right keeps digging in against him.


Gay GOPer George Santos's Gay Dem Opponent: We Suspected a Scam

Santos, who beat gay Democrat Robert Zimmerman in a New York congressional race, has been accused of falsifying his background.

Hakeem Jeffries Becomes 1st Black Lawmaker to Lead a Party in Congress

House Democrats picked Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday.

Dem Campaigns Chair Sean Patrick Maloney Loses House Seat: 'Blame Me'

The gay U.S. representative remains a central figure in the battle for congress.

Pro-LGBTQ+ Agenda PAC Makes Its Mark With Political Victories

Pennsylvania's Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta sought to "beat beatable bigots," and he says the group helped do just that.


This Bisexual Kansas Legislator Wants to Get Stuff Done

Bisexual Kansas state legislator Heather Meyer says she wants to "get sh*t done."

Anti-LGBTQ+ Politician Tulsi Gabbard Is Leaving Democratic Party

While seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in the last election cycle, Gabbard apologized for past anti-LGBTQ+ statements, but she's continued to work against equality.

Study Shows Democratic Support for Trans Rights, Republican Hostility

The new study from the Pew Research Center also shows a majority of Americans refusing to acknowledge trans identity.

Democrats Celebrate Trans Day of Visibility With Virtual Event

The town hall event aims to uplift trans issues and to give a first look at an LGBTQ+ voter mobilization program.

It’s Time for Biden and Senate Democrats to Save Voting Rights

With voting rights legislation stalled, it's almost as if Mitch McConnell was still majority leader.

DNC Chair: GOP Obsessed With Mr. Potato Head, Not Real Issues

Jaime Harrison has a few choice words for Republicans disinterested in the substantial problems facing Americans.

Gay Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney Makes History

The first out congressman from New York is now the first out chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

Study: LGB Republicans Have More Internalized Homophobia Than Dems

More LGB Republicans than Democrats see their orientation as a shortcoming and wish they were straight, the Williams Institute finds.

Joe Biden Pledges to 'Draw on the Best of Us' in Acceptance Speech

Biden formally accepted the presidential nomination to close the Democratic National Convention.

Buttigieg, Baldwin, Other Out Pols Take the Stage at Dem Convention

The final night of the Democratic National Convention struck a note of LGBTQ+ inclusion.

Record Number of LGBTQ+ Delegates Make Voices Heard at Dem Convention

They come from a variety of backgrounds, and some even have personal stories to share about what may be the nation's next first family.

Kamala Harris, Hillary Clinton, and Barack Obama Shine at Convention

Harris accepted her history-making nomination as vice president, and she and others stressed the crucial importance of this year's election.

Pete Buttigieg, Judy and Dennis Shepard Help Nominate Biden

Joe Biden formally became the Democratic nominee with Tuesday's roll call. His wife, Jill Biden, closed the night speaking from a classroom.