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Rosemary Ketchum won a seat on the Wheeling City Council in Tuesday's election.

June 09 2020 11:51 PM

From West Virginia to Iowa to Manhattan, the LGBTQ icon has been targeted nearly a dozen times in 2019.

November 13 2019 5:21 AM

A transgender student in West Virginia said the administrator challenged him to use a urinal to prove he was male.

March 26 2019 7:18 AM

Delegate Eric Porterfield said if he had gay kids he'd see if they "could swim." He tells The Advocate it was a reference to Maverick.

March 21 2019 3:06 PM

Porterfield, who recently compared LGBTQ people to the KKK, ominously said that if he had gay kids, he'd "see if they could swim.”

February 12 2019 3:14 PM

Democrats in West Virginia have called for Eric Porterfield's resignation after his anti-LGBTQ remarks, including saying 'fa--ot' in committee. 

February 10 2019 12:36 PM

Don Blankenship won't be the state's Republican Senate nominee, but its anti-LGBT attorney general will. 

May 08 2018 11:21 PM
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