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Fri, Aug 7, 2020
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Openly Gay Jon Hoadley Wins Michigan Primary; To Face US Rep. Fred Upton In General

Michigan State Representative Jon Hoadley has won the Democratic primary for Michigan's 6th congressional district, which includes Kalamazoo. read...

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Mon, Jun 8, 2020
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For third year, Trump doesn't recognize LGBT Pride

For the third year in a row, President Donald Trump has failed to officially recognize June as LGBT Pride Month. read...

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020
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Illinois Rep. Dan Lipinski – a gay marriage opponent – loses Democratic primary

Illinois Representative Dan Lipinski lost the Democratic primary to a liberal challenger on Tuesday. read...

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Sat, Mar 7, 2020
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Photos: Bernie Sanders rallies in Chicago's Grant Park

With just over a week remaining until the Illinois presidential primary, Sen. read...

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Sat, Mar 7, 2020
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LGBT leaders, allies rally for Kim Foxx as Jussie Smollett case looms over campaign

Several LGBT community members and allies will rally together to support Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx for re-election as the Jussie Smollett case continues to loom over her campaign. read...

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Thu, Mar 5, 2020
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Former Congressman Aaron Schock comes out as gay

Former Illinois Representative Aaron Schock, who has repeatedly denied rumors about his sexuality, on Thursday came out as gay in an Instagram post and on his website. read...

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Tue, Mar 3, 2020
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HRC: Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign 'broke glass ceilings'

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, on Monday praised Pete Buttigieg's historic campaign. read...

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Sun, Mar 1, 2020
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Reports: Pete Buttigieg is dropping out of presidential race

Pete Buttigieg - the first openly gay candidate to run for president - is dropping out of the presidential race on Sunday, according to multiple reports. read...

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Sat, Feb 29, 2020
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Mike Bloomberg apologizes for calling transgender people 'it'; says he backs transgender rights

Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg has apologized for disparaging remarks he made against the transgender community. read...

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Tue, Feb 11, 2020
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Pete Buttigieg's Iowa win makes him first openly gay presidential candidate to win delegates

Pete Buttigieg's narrow win in Iowa makes him the first openly gay candidate to win delegates in any presidential contest. read...

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Sun, Jan 12, 2020
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Ruling blocking Air Force from discharging HIV-positive airmen upheld by Appeals Court

A three-judge panel of the Fourth U.S. read...

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Sun, Jan 5, 2020
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Pete Buttigieg campaign raised $25 million in fourth quarter

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg raised more than $24. read...

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Tue, Dec 10, 2019
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Trump campaign selling LGBT Pride MAGA t-shirts

The campaign website of President Donald Trump is selling LGBT Pride t-shirts. read...

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Wed, Oct 30, 2019
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Thousands protest Trump visit to Chicago

Thousands of protesters gathered outside Chicago's Trump Tower last Monday amid the president's first visit to the city since his inauguration. read...

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Fri, Oct 25, 2019
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Ted Cruz describes parents who support their transgender kids as 'child abusers'

Texas Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican, has described parents who support their transgender kids as "child abusers. read...

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Fri, Oct 25, 2019
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Pete Buttigieg jumps to second after Elizabeth Warren in Iowa poll

An Iowa poll released Thursday puts Pete Buttigieg, the openly gay mayor of South Bend, Indiana, in second place after Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. read...

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Fri, Oct 18, 2019
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Ohio lawmakers reintroduce LGBT protections bill

A bill that would prohibit employment and housing discrimination against members of Ohio's LGBT community was introduced by lawmakers on Wednesday. read...

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Sat, Oct 12, 2019
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Nine Democratic presidential candidates discuss LGBT issues on prime time

CNN on Thursday night broadcast a Democratic presidential town hall on LGBT issues hosted by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). read...

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Sun, Sep 22, 2019
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Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg talk LGBT issues at GLAAD Forum

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg were among the 10 Democratic presidential candidates who attended GLAAD's LGBT forum on Friday. read...

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Fri, Sep 20, 2019
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Gay entrepreneur Josh Owens enters Indiana gubernatorial race

Tech entrepreneur Josh Owens has launched a bid to become Indiana's first openly gay governor. read...

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Thu, Sep 19, 2019
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Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo, Dana Bash to moderate CNN LGBT Town Hall

Two openly gay journalists are among the four moderators of CNN's upcoming presidential town hall on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues. read...

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Mon, Sep 2, 2019
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Counter-protesters outnumber Straight Pride Parade participants; more than 30 people arrested

More than 30 people were arrested and 4 officers hurt during Saturday's Straight Pride Parade in Boston. read...

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Fri, Aug 30, 2019
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Pete Buttigieg among five Democrats comfortably ahead of Trump, poll shows

A new Quinnipiac Poll shows five Democratic presidential candidates comfortably ahead of President Donald Trump. read...

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Mon, Aug 26, 2019
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Joe Walsh to challenge Trump for GOP nomination

Former Illinois Representative Joe Walsh on Sunday announced that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. read...

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Sat, Aug 10, 2019
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Trump criticizes Fox News' Shep Smith, says his show is worse than CNN

President Donald Trump on Wednesday criticized Fox News anchor Shepard Smith, saying that his show was the lowest rated on the network. read...

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