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EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Politics

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Jan 16, 2014
In celebration of our tenth anniversary EDGE is proud to launch "EDGE 10.0: The Decade in," a retrospective series of features examining the past ten years of headlines, personalities, trends, arts, parties, etc... We kick off the series with politics.

Putting Lesbian Politics Front and Center with LPAC

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 16, 2013
In an effort to influence politics and bolster lesbian visibility, a group of forward-thinking women formed LPAC, the political super PAC that works to get progressive candidates elected.

Scandal Forces Florida’s Youngest Gay City Official to Resign

By Dylan Bouscher | Friday Apr 19, 2013
It turns out that Morrison is no longer officially a resident of Boca Raton and it was his mother, Andrea Riggin, who alerted city officials of his residence and ineligibility to serve.

Mark Herring Releases ’’Equality Agenda’’ for Virginia

By John Riley | Thursday Apr 18, 2013
One of two Democrats seeking to become the commonwealth’s next attorney general released an ’’equality agenda’’ on issues related to LGBT rights.

Six-Way Race Splits Support

By John Riley | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
No obvious LGBT favorite for D.C. Council seat in April 23 special election.

Thousands Marc h for Equality in SF

By James Patterson | Sunday Mar 31, 2013
Joy at the prospect of marriage equality and sorrow for countless LGBT families that never were due to AIDS and bigotry rested in the hearts and minds of an estimated 3,000 people who gathered in the chill at Harvey Milk and Jane Warner plazas.

L.A.’s Gay and Lesbian Center Condemns Arizona Anti-Transgender Bill

Saturday Mar 30, 2013
The bill, introduced by Arizona state Senator John Kavanagh, follows another bill he introduced-and was ultimately pressured to withdraw-that would have made it a criminal offense to use a bathroom other than one which matches the person’s birth gender.

Political Notebook: UCSF Faces Questions on Commitment to LGBT Issues

By Matthew S. Bajko | Tuesday Feb 19, 2013
A campus debate at UCSF over the university’s commitment to LGBT concerns has broken out publicly due to questions about the status of its Center for LGBT Health and Equity.

Obama Nominates Openly Gay Judge For Court Of Appeals

By Sergio N. Candido | Sunday Feb 10, 2013
In order for Hugues to become a federal judge, he would first have to be confirmed by the Senate.

New Laws Ring in 2013

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Thursday Jan 10, 2013
Several LGBT-related bills took effect Tuesday, January 1, but the implementation of one piece of legislation signed into law in 2012 is being delayed.