With the 2018 congressional mid-terms fast approaching, a record number of LGBT candidates are seeking election to all levels of government ranging from federal office to state attorney general, many under a banner of challenging President Trump.
The Victory Fund reports that for the first time in history, LGBT candidates ran this year from every state, as well as in Washington, D.C. and Guam.
More than 150 LGBT elected officials from across the nation signed a letter last week urging Congress to make LGBT rights a priority.
The 2014 election wasn't a good one for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
The heated presidential campaign provided timely inspiration for “Shorts Gone Wild 4,” the annual festival of LGBT-themed short plays presented each August by Miami’s City Theatre and Island City Stage in Wilton Manors.
(WB) Exit polling on Election Day 2018 revealed striking data about the strength of LGBT voters, demonstrating that they constitute a sizable 6 percent chunk of the electorate and overwhelmingly support the Democratic Party.
Fort Lauderdale voters returned Commissioner Dean J. Trantalis to office in District 2 with an overwhelming 80 percent of the vote. Trantalis, an attorney, thanked supporters during a victory celebration, March 10, at the Warsaw Coffee Company.
(CNN) First they marched. Now, Democratic organizers are telling the scores of women who turned out to oppose President Donald Trump over the weekend, it's time to run — for something.
(WB) A potential showdown in the new House Democratic majority in which LGBT rights would have been a major factor fizzled on Tuesday night when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) won an endorsement from Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), her most likely competitor.
(EDGE) A right-wing Massachusetts official sparked controversy when he posted a provocative - though seemingly left-field - question on Twitter, reports Patch.com.
BOSTON (AP) — State Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg is telling Democratic colleagues he plans to enforce a "firewall" between his personal and professional life after concerns were raised about social media postings by his domestic partner.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) says he won’t be marching in the nation’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Orlando – Despite a push from local LGBT activists, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs did not come out in favor of marriage equality during her 2014 State of the County Address.
[Recently] Coral Gables healthcare tycoon Miguel B. “Mike” Fernandez hosted a Sunday afternoon barbecue with Gov. Rick Scott, Scott’s wife Ann and key members of the governor’s campaign finance team.
It was the 1970s and the gay life in South Florida was marked by its nightlife, and it's nightlife was measured by the Copa. As Tiny Tina, Ray Fetcho was one of its star drag performers.
A Michigan legislator is apologizing for a comment some say was derogatory toward homosexuals.
When was the last time you heard a steal drum and thought “Oh My Gosh” -- pun intended, “This is the future of music?” Blame Jamie XX through his band The XX and now his solo work for changing the way we will forever think of that instrument. As with the steel drum, Jamie XX is the future of music. Oh, and rectangles are the new triangle.
As Florida’s August Democratic Primary for the 2014 gubernatorial election approaches, Florida’s LGBT voters hope to elect a leader with a solid record as a champion for equality and one who is capable of solving Florida’s many challenges. Whoever is elected as Florida’s Governor will also likely have the opportunity to choose the next Supreme Court Justices.
A North Carolina man with a history of mental illness and incarceration is running for mayor of the suburban Charlotte city of Kings Mountain with the campaign promise that he'll throw all homosexuals in jail, Kings Mountain Herald reports.