MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State Rep. Jenifer Loon, the second-ranking Republican in the Minnesota House, has survived a primary challenge brought on by her vote in favor of gay marriage.
I had a good time poking fun at the plagiarism and grandstanding of the Republican Convention, as did many of my left-leaning friends. My amusement quickly turned sober, however. The fact remains that the 2016 GOP platform directly targets LGBTQ families and LGBTQ youth.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Republican Party chairman’s pledge to provide campaign cash to protect House members who were considering voting against a constitutional gay marriage ban offers a rare look at the private power game that plays out on tough issues at the Statehouse.
A North Carolina Republican representative is reacting to rumors that "American Idol" star Clay Aiken will run for Congress, NewsObserver.com reports.
Andrew Wackerfuss' just published book “Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement,” will no doubt raise many eyebrows. The book tells a previously little known chapter in the history of the Third Reich.
A Republican candidate for the state Assembly dropped out of the race after a book he wrote surfaced that includes rants against Asians, gays, immigrants, breast-feeding moms and others.
A new Pew Research poll finds that the most Republicans between the ages of 18 and 29 believe same-sex couples should be able to legally tie the knot.
The ethnic and racially diverse neighborhood of Jackson Heights, Queens, N.Y. has become the site of violently anti-gay leafleting as flyers calling for the death of gay people were placed under car windshields and apartment doorways.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender headlines for the week.
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A Republican Assembly candidate who dropped out of the race after his book of rants about gays and others surfaced participated in a campaign debate anyway on Wednesday, saying he's not the same person he was when he wrote it.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) _ As second-in-command for Minnesota House Republicans, Rep. Jenifer Loon made a big gamble when she broke with her party's prevailing view on gay marriage.
Susan Collins becomes 4th senator to support marriage equality
A Catholic priest, his musclebound boyfriend, a spurned ex-girlfriend, charges of sexual and financial impropriety, graft, angry parishioners, and rumors of drug-fueled S&M sex sessions. This story has everything!
MIAMI -- Police say they've arrested a man days after a complaint that someone was spotted crawling under library tables and smelling a woman's feet at Florida International University.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A county elections official in North Carolina will have a chance to defend himself Thursday as he faces removal over racially tinged Facebook posts praising the Confederacy and suggesting that black citizens who participated in protests against state policies weren't "productive good citizens" with jobs.
Once and for all, will America please stand up to the bully that is @realDonaldTrump?
(CNN) -- Apparently working under the impression that they understand the science of sexuality better than the World Health Organization or the American Medical or Psychological or Psychiatric associations, Texas Republicans made a bold statement last weekend.
(CNN) -- The ancient Greeks established a path to winning a debate long ago. The effectiveness of an argument, or its persuasiveness, according to Aristotle in his "Art of Rhetoric", can be determined by analyzing three types of appeals: ethos (character), logos (reasoning) and pathos (emotion). All were on display in the first Republican primary debate Thursday in Cleveland.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Carl DeMaio figures he must be doing something right if both social conservatives and members of the gay rights community oppose him.
Florida House candidate Carlos Guillermo Smith expressed his opposition to granting permits for firearms on college campuses.
(CNN) -- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin insisted Monday that she "never blamed" President Barack Obama for her son's recent arrest on domestic violence charges.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki has ended his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, with just over a month to go before the first nominating contests begin.
ATLANTA (AP) - The GOP's crowded 2016 presidential field has shifted sharply, with Paul Ryan, the party's last vice presidential nominee, bowing out, two-time presidential hopeful Mitt Romney marching toward his third campaign and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stepping closer to his first.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, during a visit that focused primarily on economic issues, drew on a reference to alcoholism to explain his view of homosexuality.
If you’re looking for an exotic pet, then Guinea pig sisters Lilly and Lucy could be perfect for you.
The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.
Judge attempted to compromise with her first
The campaign of retired neurosurgeon and GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson may be about to receive a serious blow from none other than skin magazine magnate Larry Flynt, founder and publisher of Hustler.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Reince Priebus says he has the votes to win another term as chairman of the Republican National Committee, an organization he successfully rebuilt following the 2010 midterm elections.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The principal of a suburban Philadelphia Catholic school plans to hold a meeting with parents next month about a gay teacher fired over her same-sex marriage.
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