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GOP Congressional Candidate Features Gay Son in Ad

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Saturday Nov 1, 2014
Nan Hayworth, the Republican seeking to unseat out Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney in New York's 18th Congressional District, released a television ad Wednesday featuring her gay son.

GOP Rep. Chris Gibson Backs Attaching ENDA to Defense Bill

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Nov 1
A Republican cosponsor of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act publicly endorsed a strategy Saturday that would attach the piece of LGBT-rights legislation as an amendment to a broader defense bill.

HRC Unlikely to Endorse in Tisei, Moulton Race

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Oct 31
The nation's largest LGBT-rights organization is not expected to get involved in the Massachusetts congressional race between openly gay Republican Richard Tisei and pro-LGBT Democrat Seth Moulton.

Uganda Lawmakers To Fast-Track New Anti-Gay Bill

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
After an embarrassing defeat of the Uganda Parliament earlier this year by the Constitutional Court, legislators now say they will return on November 4, determined to fast-track a new anti-gay bill.

GOP Gleeful Over Democrats' Midterm Woes in Ohio

POLITICS | By Julie Carr Smyth | Oct 29
Democrats appear poised to lose every statewide election in battleground Ohio this fall - most of them badly.

Democrats Try to Regain Lost Votes Outside Cities

POLITICS | By Bill Barrow | Oct 25
In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home."

Utah Supreme Court Gives OK to Same-Sex Adoptions

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 24
Four Utah couples are surely rejoicing today, as yesterday, the Utah Supreme Court lifted the stay against four pending adoptions of children by their same-sex parents.

Clay Aiken Seeks Win in North Carolina House Race

POLITICS | By Gary D. Robertson | Oct 23
Eleven years after becoming a national TV sensation, Clay Aiken still attracts a crowd in central North Carolina. In an hour he could only get a block or so down the street during an old textile town's fall festival while fans stopped to take pictures.

Florida AG Bondi Opposes Gay Couple's Divorce

POLITICS | Oct 23
Attorney General Pam Bondi is opposing a bid by a gay South Florida woman to obtain a divorce from her former partner.

Otter Ad Uses Cut Footage From Gay Rights Film

POLITICS | Oct 23
A Boise filmmaker says one of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's campaign advertisements uses footage he filmed of gay rights protests during the 2014 Idaho Legislature.

In San Diego, A House Race is Made-For-TV-Drama

POLITICS | By Kevin Freking and Elliot Spagat | Oct 22
A late-night break-in, a stolen campaign playbook that ended up in the hands of the opponent and sexual harassment accusations made by a fired staffer against one of the candidates.