A New Hampshire Democrat who in November became the first openly transgender person elected to a state legislature in the country announced on Wednesday she has ended her campaign to run for the state House of Representatives.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who took office two years ago pledging to make the courts as diverse as Connecticut's society, today nominated Andrew J. McDonald as the first openly gay justice of the state Supreme Court.
This past weekend I was a part of something incredible that happened in my community of Columbus, Ohio. After a fun night out in the Short North, my friend Ethan and I ventured down the street to a popular pizza truck called Mikey's Late Night Slice.
A Philadelphia lawyer made history on Tuesday when he was sworn in as the first openly gay lawmaker elected to the Pennsylvania legislature. Brian Sims, 34, ran unopposed in the November election after ousting longtime Rep. Babette Josephs in the Democratic primary in the Center City district.
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George is getting much media attention for a letter to parishioners in which he condemns civil marriage equality for same-gender couples in the state of Illinois. But there's another element to this story that deserves the same amount of media attention.