Brody Levesque

Brody Levesque

Brody Levesque is a veteran journalist and Chief Washington D.C. correspondent and Bureau Chief for LGBTQ Nation.

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Mississippi lawmaker cites Bible passage that calls for gays to be put to death

| Saturday, May 19, 2012
Andy Gipson
JACKSON, Miss. -- A Mississippi state lawmaker, commenting on the announcement by President Barack Obama affirming support for same-sex marriage, invoked an old testament bible passage on his Facebook page, calling for gay men to be "put to death."

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Virginia lawmaker: ‘Sodomy is not a civil right’

| Thursday, May 17, 2012
Robert Marshall
WASHINGTON -- Virginia Republican delegate...

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Gay celebrity photographer cleared on allegations of raping toddler daughters

| Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Paul Rusconi
MALIBU, Calif. -- Famed Malibu celebrity photographer Paul Rusconi has been cleared of criminal allegations that he raped his 20-month-old twin daughters.

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A Solemn Mother’s Day

| Sunday, May 13, 2012
When the dawn breaks this Mother's Day, there will be sons, and daughters who will have made plans to treat their Mums to special dinners, maybe breakfast in bed, or just take them someplace special. Countless flowers, candies, and yes, even jewelry will be bestowed in gratitude by children in a showing of deep love and gratitude for all that their Mums mean in their lives. Yet, for some mother's, the day will not hold a special meaning at all. Their will be no gifts, no special remembrances or displays of affection and love. There will be an empty place at the dinner table and even larger emptiness in the hearts of those mothers who have lost their children to suicide or bullying...

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GOP’s Allen West: Obama will lose the Black vote over gay marriage

| Thursday, May 10, 2012
Allen West
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will lose a huge percentage of the African-American vote in his bid for re-election becuase he said he now supports full marriage equality, says GOP Congressman Allen West, (R-Fla.) a member of the House Tea Party Caucus.

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Romney’s character under scrutiny as report of anti-gay bullying surfaces

| Thursday, May 10, 2012
Mitt Romney
WASHINGTON — GOP front runner and presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney engaged in several incidents of pranks during his high school years, at least one incident in particular that LGBTQ activists are calling anti-gay bullying, according to a report by The Washington Post.

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Advocacy group banned from presenting scholarship to gay teen at awards ceremony

| Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Keaton Fuller
CLINTON, Iowa -- A Catholic school in Iowa has refused to allow a gay rights advocacy group to present a $40,000 scholarship to an openly gay senior during his upcoming graduation ceremony.

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Joe Biden: ‘I am absolutely comfortable’ with same-sex marriage

| Sunday, May 6, 2012
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden on Sunday said he he doesn't think that there should be any legal barriers to same sex marriage.

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Bullied gay teen faces expulsion after firing stun gun provided by his mom

| Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Darnell Young
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- An Indiana gay teen on Wednesday faced a private school district review board, an effort to expel him after he discharged a stun gun on school property to discourage an attack by school bullies.

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U.S. Senate passes LGBT-inclusive domestic violence act

| Thursday, April 26, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the first LGBT-inclusive version of the Violence Against Women Act in a reauthorization bill which will now provide explicit protections for LGBT survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

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