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Online Extra: Dem prez candidates address prior stances on LGBT issues, pledge support at forum

Online Extra: Dem prez candidates address prior stances on LGBT issues, pledge support at forum

By Lisa Keen

Several Democratic candidates seemed to throw President Barack Obama under the metaphorical bus Friday night, as they sought to illustrate how they didn't take as long as other Democrats to "evolve" on LGBT issues.

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By Lisa Keen | September 18, 2019

The Arizona Supreme Court September 16 ruled that a business can — under certain circumstances — cite the business owner's religious beliefs to claim an exemption from a city human rights ordinance.

By Lisa Keen | September 9, 2019

LGBT voters: Mark your calendars. Over the next month, there will be four Democratic presidential candidate forums — two of them devoted exclusively to LGBT issues.


By Lisa Keen | August 21, 2019

This may not be a surprise, but it is news: Gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has outraised his Democratic competitors in most heavily LGBT neighborhoods around the country.

By Lisa Keen | August 19, 2019

Log Cabin Republicans, the national gay Republican group, made a big splash August 15 when it published an opinion piece in the Washington Post announcing its decision to endorse President Donald Trump for re-election.


By Lisa Keen | August 7, 2019

Gay South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was polling fifth out of 24 candidates going into the second round of Democratic presidential debates last week, and he was polling fifth coming out of those forums.

By Lisa Keen | August 5, 2019

The U.S. Senate last week confirmed lesbian magistrate Mary Rowland to a U.S. district court judgeship in Illinois.


By Lisa Keen | July 24, 2019

Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who was buried in Arlington National Cemetery this week, was one of the first members of the nation's highest court to express support for LGBT people.

By Cynthia Laird | July 2, 2019

Senator Kamala Harris told a sold out Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club Pride breakfast audience Sunday that she will "prosecute the case against four more years of Donald Trump."


By Lisa Keen | July 2, 2019

The first round of Democratic presidential debates appears to have put Senator Kamala Harris of California near the top of the 24-candidate heap.

By BAR staff | July 2, 2019

New York City celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots with a 12 and a half hour parade that included a stop at the famous gay bar that started it all.


By Cynthia Laird | July 1, 2019

Chasten Buttigieg fills in for husband Pete Buttigieg during Stonewall 50 march in New York City.

By Liz Highleyman | June 26, 2019

Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) last week introduced legislation that would expand access to PrEP by requiring public and private health insurers to cover it and funding a grant program for uninsured individuals.


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