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Carl DeMaio is one of three openly gay Republicans running for Congress this year, but he's the only one who has managed to make political adversaries of both social conservative and gay rights organizations.
Austria’s first out politician, the leader of the Austrian Greens’ delegation of the European Union parliament, was attacked with acid at a Gay Pride event Friday in Vienna.
Congressional candidate Clay Aiken says voters in North Carolina are getting a different look at him from his "American Idol" background.
President Barack Obama has reportedly nominated a gay man to serve as the new ambassador to the country of Vietnam.
"American Idol" singer Clay Aiken won what had been a hotly contested Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat according to a final, unofficial vote count that was posted Tuesday, a day after the accidental death of his closest rival.
The Democratic congressional primary race between former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken and textile entrepreneur Keith Crisco remained very close and without a clear winner.
Conventional wisdom dictates that David Catania is an underdog in the race for mayor of Washington. He is white, a former Republican and openly gay in a city that has only elected African-American Democrats to its top local office.
Singer-songwriter Clay Aiken doesn’t have a problem with name recognition. But that doesn’t mean voters in North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District will send the "American Idol" star to Washington to represent them in Congress.
Nearly a month after Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo (D) made headlines for coming out as gay, Arizona state Sen. Olivia Cajero Bedford (D) told Gallardo to "act more gay" in a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday, because she questioned his sexuality.
Muriel Bowser’s decisive victory in the District of Columbia’s Democratic mayoral primary makes her the presumptive favorite to become the city’s eighth mayor, but she can’t expect to breeze through the general election like Democratic nominees.
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