Lesbian Angie Craig unseats anti-LGBT House lawmaker in Minnesota

By : Chris Johnson OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A lesbian candidate running for a U.S. House seat in Minnesota has unseated an anti-LGBT lawmaker from the U.S. House, making her poised to become the first openly gay mother in Congress.

At a around 8:15 local time on Nov 6, major media outlets declared Angie Craig, a business executive who’s also mother, the winner in her bid to unseat Rep. Jason Lewis (R-Minn.) and represent Minnesota’s 2nd congressional district.

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Anthony Rapp reveals if he would ever meet with Kevin Spacey

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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One year ago, actor Anthony Rapp sparked a firestorm of #MeToo stories when he shared his allegations against Kevin Spacey who he said made sexual advances on him when he was just 14 years old.

His allegations led to numerous other alleged victims coming forward with their stories. In a new interview with BuzzFeed News, Rapp reveals he wasn’t prepared for the sudden action taken against Spacey.

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Marshall University Football Player Charged With Assaulting Gay Couple

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A college football player has been dismissed from the team and charged by police after attacking a gay couple because he saw them kiss.

Steward Butler, a running back with Marshall University’s football team, is accused of assaulting Casey Williams, 20, and Zackery Johnson, 21, in Huntington, West Virginia after seeing the couple exchange a kiss while they walked back to their hotel room from a local club.

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Obama disputes aide David Axelrod’s take on same-sex marriage

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Barack Obama is disputing a longtime aide’s view that the president feigned opposition to gay marriage, compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with voters.

Former Obama strategist David Axelrod writes in a new book that Obama modified his public position to say he supported civil unions but not gay marriage. Axelrod says that was because his political advisers told him supporting gay marriages could hurt him politically.

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