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Surrendering our freedoms

Sunday, June 10, 2012
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We are in the midst of a slow motion variation of an assassination. You may well be fooled into thinking that it is aimed at stopping the re-election of the President, but it is actually aimed directly at the hearts and minds of "we, the people." Would-be despots and tyrants, [...]

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New Mexico poised to elect first openly gay state legislator

Saturday, June 9, 2012
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Jacob Candelaria is poised to become the first openly gay man to serve in the New Mexico state legislature. [...]

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Gay man takes first place in San Diego mayoral primary

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Carl DeMaio
Openly gay conservative Republican Carl DeMaio captured first place in San Diego's mayoral primary election June 5. DeMaio, 37, currently a City Council member, and the second-place finisher, Congressman Bob Filner (D), 69, will advance to the November runoff election to head the nation's eighth-largest city. [...]

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The most important election of our lifetime…

Sunday, June 3, 2012
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I know it is cliché to say that this presidential contest is the most important election of our lifetime, but if you are a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender, it truly does hold monumental importance. Here are ten reasons why it is critical that Obama wins and what his victory [...]

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Obama Pride: Campaign promotes President’s support of LGBT Americans

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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WASHINGTON -- The campaign to reelect President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden rolled out a new campaign effort Wednesday, targeting LGBTQ voters. [...]

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Romney denounces marriage equality during speech at anti-gay university

Saturday, May 12, 2012
Mitt Romney
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney reiterated his opposition marriage equality for same-sex couples again Saturday morning this morning while delivering commencement remarks at Liberty University, an anti-gay school that bans openly LGBT students from attending. [...]

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

Thursday, May 10, 2012
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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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Obama’s bold move on marriage equality presents opportunities, pitfalls

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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Obama’s decision today shows he has a moral core and is a change agent – just as he promised in his first campaign. Obama’s strategists hope such leadership qualities will play well in the war for Independent voters. Furthermore, Team Obama hopes that today’s decision will energize the progressive base [...]

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Romney reaffirms opposition to marriage equality for same-sex couples

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
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On the same day as President Barack Obama historically announced his support for marriage equality, Mitt Romney told a Denver television station, "If a civil union is identical to marriage other than in the name, I don't support that.” [...]

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Romney foreign policy spokesman resigns amid anti-gay attacks

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Richard Grenell
WASHINGTON -- Richard Grenell, the openly gay spokesman who was hired two weeks ago by Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to run the candidate's foreign policy messages, has resigned in the wake of relentless critiques, most of which was personal, by anti-gay right wing conservatives. [...]

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