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National Stonewall Democrats curtails operations

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Jerame Davis
National Stonewall Democrats Executive Director Jerame Davis confirmed to the Washington Blade on Tuesday his organization will cease operations through at least the end of this year after it failed to bridge a $30,000 budget gap.

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Log Cabin Republicans endorse Mitt Romney for president

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Mitt-Romney
The Log Cabin Republicans on Tuesday announced their endorsement of GOP nominee Mitt Romney for President, despite the candidate's opposition to LGBT equality.

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New report outlines sweeping inequalities facing LGBT Americans

Thursday, September 13, 2012
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WASHINGTON -- With the presidential election a mere two months away, the stakes are high for the estimated nine million LGBT Americans whose daily lives are limited by a lack of federal protections, and according to a new publication, most LGBT Americans live in a two-tier system where they must navigate conflicting state laws with the federal government’s refusal to offer the most basic securities, such as employment non-discrimination and anti-bullying protections.

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Barney Frank slams gay Republicans for ‘willing to be accepted with no rights’

Thursday, September 6, 2012
U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Openly gay U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), speaking at an LGBT caucus meeting at the Democratic Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday slammed gay Republicans for supporting the GOP even as their party works to deny rights for the LGBT community.

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Record number of LGBT participants descend on Charlotte for Democratic Convention

Monday, September 3, 2012
Nearly 1,000 attend for evening of entertainment and fellowship before start of Democratic Convention.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Charlotte, N.C, this week, and will be attended by at least 534 official LGBT participants, according to National Stonewall Democrats, a marked increase in LGBT participation from four years ago in Denver where just over 350 LGBT participants were identified.

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Democrats on track to break records with LGBT convention delegates

Thursday, August 23, 2012
Jerame Davis
The upcoming Democratic National Convention is set to have a record number of openly LGBT delegates, although goals for some states aren’t being met, according to new data from the National Stonewall Democrats.

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National gay conservatives group ‘GOProud’ endorses Mitt Romney

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Jimmy LaSalvia
The Board of Directors of "GOProud," the national organization of gay conservatives, voted Tuesday to endorse presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and said it was "prepared to commit significant resources" to ensure his victory.

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