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A Rainbow Wave: 28 LGBT Wins From Yesterday’s U.S. Midterm Elections

The rainbow that sat smiling over the White House yesterday was a sign of good things to come, particularly in the form of LGBT wins

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House Republicans Suspend Plan to Kill Ethics Office

In response to a tepid rebuke from Donald Trump, House Republicans have shelved their plans to wreck an independent ethics watchdog…for now.

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GOP Legislation OK’s Discrimination Against Gays Based on Religion

Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS) makes his gay blog debut today by sponsoring an amendment to the Defense Authorization Bill floating about Congress that would give homophobes permission to discriminate against LGBT servicemen and women – just so long as they were practicing religion-based hate. Palazzo’s amendment is part of a[…]

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Alabama’s Entire GOP Delegation Voted to Slash Tornado Forecasting

The images from last week’s storms that ripped through the southern states of America are unbelievable. They seem like fantasies from a Hollywood disaster blockbuster, not scenes from a technology-rich world that is able to warn its citizens far in advance of any natural calamity. And yet, this is 2011,[…]

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