Category Archives: Elections

N.H. Elects First Transgender Legislator

The good news from election night just keeps on coming. From The Huffington Post: New Hampshire joins neighboring Maine in making history this Election Night, welcoming its very first transgender lawmaker. The Nashua Telegraph reports that Stacie Laughton, a Democrat, beat … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Post-Election Headlines

For any Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) Youth out there who are looking for reasons for hope, take a look at screen capture for post-election headlines on the advocate.com (click image for bigger version). You want real-time, concrete reasons … Continue reading

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Asking the Important Follow Up Question in the Gay Marriage Equality Fight

BuzzFeed has a lengthy article on Brian Brown, the National Organization for Marriage’s President, about the upcoming votes on marriage equality happening November 6. In the article Brown differentiates between what is and is not discrimination against gay people: “I … Continue reading

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The ‘REAL’ Problem with Log Cabin Republican’s Endorsement of Mitt Romney

Casey Pick, the program director for Log Cabin Republicans, writes on BlogHer about the reasoning behind Log Cabin Republicans qualified endorsed of Mitt Romney. The defense is peppered with ‘he’s not so bad’ and ‘we can work with him’ statements which would have been … Continue reading

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Money Flows to G.O.P. Backers of Gay Marriage

From an article in The New York Times by Danny Hakim comes this article about the financial benefits GOP state senators who voted for same-sex marriage are seeing: ALBANY — Gay rights advocates from Wall Street to Hollywood poured donations … Continue reading

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Gingrich Supports Obama Re-election

Well, at least indirectly. From the Des Moines Register 2012 Caucus Blog: Oskaloosa, Ia. – Newt Gingrich told a gay man and longtime resident of Oskaloosa here today that he should vote for President Obama. “I asked him if he’s … Continue reading

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New London, Conn. elects openly gay attorney as first mayor in nine decades

The election news for GLBT candidates just keeps getting better. From LGBTQ Nation: NEW LONDON, Conn. — In an historic contest, voters in New London, Conn., chose a political newcomer, openly gay attorney Daryl Justin Finizio as the city’s first … Continue reading

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