National Stonewall Democrats

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Name: National Stonewall Democrats
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Sheriff Candidates Debate at Santa Monica's Church in Ocean Park

By Daniel LariosStaff WriterApril 24, 2014 -- Six candidates vying to replace embattled L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca will square off against each other in Santa Monica Thursday.The Los Angeles League of Women Voter’s will host the Los Angeles County ... [Published Surf Santa Monica - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Martinez gets Victory Fund endorsement

Sara MartinezGay and Lesbian Victory Fund announced its latest round of endorsements in this year’s elections. Sara Martinez , who is running for Justice of the Peace in Dallas County, is on the list. Martinez already has the endorsement of Stonewall ... [Published Dallas Voice - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Our First Married Tax Day

BY PAUL SCHINDLER | East Side led a press conference outside the offices of the on April 14 to take note of the first Tax Day in which married same-sex couples in the US are required to file that way on their federal tax returns. Until Edie Windsor won ... [Published Gay City News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

State LGBT Groups Bet Behind Philly Lt. Governor Candidate Mike Stack

A host of state LGBT organizations this week have endorsed Philadelphia State Senator Mike Stack ‘s run for Lieutenant Governor . Among them is Philly’s Liberty City Democrats  (LCDC), Pittsburgh’s  Steel City Stonewall Democrats , and the Gertrude Stein ... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

St. Petersburg mayor plans liaison to gay community, but two council members have concerns

ST. PETERSBURG — When a national report ranked Tampa as the leading city in Florida for its promotion of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents last fall, officials on this side of the bay took notice.Ok, maybe a little umbrage ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Liaison, Kevin King
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gay Georgia Stonewall Dems back Kyle Williams in state senate race to replace Jason Carter

The Georgia Stonewall Democrats endorsed Kyle Williams in the heated race to fill Jason Carter’s seat as the former president’s grandson vies to become the state’s next governor. If Williams wins, he would become the first openly gay man to serve in the ... [Published Thegavoice.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Local Voter Apathy Offers Opening for Battleground Texas

While the most politically active of Texans look ahead to the May 27 partisan run-offs and others are planning for November's general election contest--Battleground Texas is making in-roads where few voters participate: the non-partisan municipal ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Transgender Woman is Asked Not To Return To Work After Parents Raised Questions About Her Sexuality

A transgender substitute teacher in Southeast Texas was asked not to return to work after some parents expressed concerns about her sexuality. Laura Jane Klug was put on suspension while Lumberton I.S.D. will privately decide whether she can return ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Maple Heights passes two equality measures

New LGBT ordinances cover housing and city workersby Anthony GlassmanMaple Heights, Ohio--When two-thirds of city council are co-sponsoring equality legislation, it is a good bet that it will pass.That’s exactly what happened on March 19, when Maple Heights ... [Published Gay People Chronicle - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Beaumont's first Pride event scheduled for June

Beaumont entertainers and business owners have leapt at a chance to offer their talents and services for the city's first Pride celebration, according to event organizers.The response has been so overwhelming, the group has a set a date for June 21."Everyone ... [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Glitter Political: Debra Guerrero’s seven-year itch

Former City Councilwoman Debra Guerrero doesn’t wear a ton of jewelry, but the gold James Avery charm bracelet wrapped around her wrist is connected to a mini cancer awareness ribbon and a memory. Seven years ago, on her 41st birthday, she received a ... [Published San Antonio Current - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Gay-Bashed by Allies: Dirty Tricks in Politics

As director and producer of the film Breaking Through , I interviewed 24 openly LGBT elected officials across the country, who shared their stories of overcoming tremendous barriers to win office. I was inspired by their strength and candor as they revealed ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 28 2014]

Quotes

...But Readshaw made no apologies for seeking to hold onto his seat. "I don't think somebody should just be a winner because of race, color or creed" he said. If we wanted more female officeholders, he added, "More ladies, more women, should run for public office."
"GLBT liaison sounds to me like the 1970s. ... Diversity and inclusion is too important for empty gestures," Rice said. "If we're going to do it we need to do it right."
"Local boards are often used by aspiring politicians to build valuable name ID from which prolific political careers are born," said Kecseg. "After all, Wendy Davis served on the Fort Worth City Council for nine-years in arguably the most conservative county in Texas."
However according to KFDM, "Texas state law does not protect employees based on their sexual orientation or identity."

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Sheriff Candidates Debate at Santa Monica's Chu... [Published Surf Santa Monica - 16 hours ago]
APN Interviews with Sen. Orrock and Angela Stov... [Published Atlanta Progressive News - 18 hours ago]
Martinez gets Victory Fund endorsement [Published Dallas Voice - Apr 23 2014]
Our First Married Tax Day [Published Gay City News - Apr 17 2014]
State LGBT Groups Bet Behind Philly Lt. Governo... [Published Philadelphia Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Transportation funding becomes major issue in s... [Published Pittsburgh City Paper - Apr 16 2014]
Gay Georgia Stonewall Dems back Kyle Williams i... [Published Thegavoice.com - Apr 16 2014]
St. Petersburg mayor plans liaison to gay commu... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 16 2014]
Local Voter Apathy Offers Opening for Battlegro... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 13 2014]
Transgender Woman is Asked Not To Return To Wor... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Apr 10 2014]
Maple Heights passes two equality measures [Published Gay People Chronicle - Apr 08 2014]
Beaumont's first Pride event scheduled for June [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Apr 08 2014]
Glitter Political: Debra Guerrero’s seven-year ... [Published San Antonio Current - Apr 02 2014]
Name Game: Incumbent Adam Ravenstahl faces subu... [Published Pittsburgh City Paper - Apr 02 2014]
Values are focus of GOP primary contest for Rep... [Published Cleveland.com - Mar 30 2014]
Orlando, Warren differ on direction city has ta... [Published Gainesville Sun - Mar 28 2014]
Gay-Bashed by Allies: Dirty Tricks in Politics [Published Huffington Post - Mar 28 2014]
Erika D. Smith: Politics to pizza, longtime ope... [Published Indianapolis Star - Mar 26 2014]
Houston mayor speaks to LGBT meeting [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Mar 21 2014]
Islan Nettles’ Mother Says Original Suspect Has... [Published Gay City News - Mar 19 2014]
ABC, NBC Push a St. Patrick’s Day ‘Controversy ... [Published Media Research Center - Mar 17 2014]
Marcos Breton: Why gays oppose a lesbian for Sa... [Published Sacramento Bee - Mar 16 2014]
New York and Boston St Patrick's Day parades fa... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 02 2014]
Colin Powell to headline Impact series at Vande... [Published Tennessean - Feb 27 2014]
Community rallying around advocate, activist [Published Beaver County Times - Jan 10 2014]
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