- Friday, November 27, 2015Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney caught flak for defending Syrian refugees -- then voting to put new restrictions on accepting refugees from Syria and Iraq.
- Saturday, November 7, 2015The former Utah lawmaker appears even closer to becoming Salt Lake City's first openly gay mayor after the latest tally of uncounted votes were released late Thursday.
- Monday, April 6, 2015SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's Democratic state Sen. Jim Dabakis, the state legislature's only openly gay lawmaker, announced Monday that he will run for mayor of Salt Lake City this year.
- Friday, March 13, 2015Stacie Laughton was charged with making a false report regarding explosives, a felony that can bring up to 7 years in prison if convicted.
- Tuesday, March 3, 2015Gordon Fox, who in 2010 became the state's first openly gay speaker, has agreed to plead guilty to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return.
- Tuesday, February 24, 2015The congressional caucus that aims to advance LGBT issues made public its membership for the 114th Congress, and the size of the group is not even half of what it was in its previous iteration.
- Tuesday, February 24, 2015The highest profile openly gay member of Congress retired in 2013 after 32 years, leaving a legacy of legislation on financial reform as well as changes in perceptions and laws about homosexuality.
(Los Angeles Times)
- Wednesday, February 18, 2015Kate Brown has stepped in as Oregon's governor following an influence-peddling scandal that prompted the resignation of her predecessor, fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber. Brown was sworn in during a Wednesday ceremony at the state Capitol. Brown,…
- Saturday, February 14, 2015"LGBT" has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the "B'' sometimes seems like an awkward fit. But the sudden advent of America's first openly bisexual governor may provide a chance…
- Thursday, February 12, 2015Kristin Beck, a transgender former Navy SEAL, is planning a primary challenge to the second-ranking Democrat in the House, U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer.