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Does the Religious Right Still Care About Same-Sex Marriage?

A straw poll of conservative leaders at the "Values Voters" summit revealed that the religious right is warming up to our posturing Gov. Tim...

Poll: 92% of Iowans not effected by same-gender marriage

Underscoring an argument marriage activists have used for years, a new poll by the Des Moines Register shows 92% of Iowans surveyed said same-gender...

Will Marriage Equality Fail in Maine?

A Research 2000/Kos poll of 600 likely Maine voters conducted between September 14-16 shows that, if Mainers voted today, a ballot measure to ban...

WI Rep. Tammy Baldwin — Why care about healthcare?

Southern Wisconsin's Representative Tammy Baldwin - probably the highest-profile lesbian in national politics - issued a short video yesterday, arguing that LGBT Americans should...

Minnesota state fair-goers okay with rights for same-sex couples

The Minnesota Senate conducted their annual, unscientific poll at the Minnesota State Fair and the verdict is in: People attending the Great Minnesota Get-Together...

Senior sailor cagey about DADT

With momentum building behind a re-thinking of the military's Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the nation's highest-ranking military officer is being cagey about his...

Q: When is a bigot not a bigot?

A: When she doesn't want to be called one. In her column today at the conservative website Townhall.com, Maggie Gallagher, head of the National Organization...

Someone called Rep. Walz a “faggot”

Minnpost's David Brauer reports that someone called Rep. Tim Walz a "f---ing faggot" on a media conference call on Tuesday. No one from the...

Coming out to ENDA discrimination

Imagine if coming out as trans to four hundred and thirty-five co-workers - some of them quite hostile - was part of your job....