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Barney Frank Urges LGBT Community To Vote Against Gay Republican Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The campaign for Massachusetts' 6th Congressional District has received a significant amount of national attention this cycle, in large ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Candidates Slow To Embrace Marriage Equality, Despite Growing Support From Base

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican voters, like the American public as a whole, are growing more and more supportive of equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

Gay GOP Candidate Boycotting Party Convention

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

Openly gay GOP congressional candidate Richard Tisei (R-Mass.) is boycotting the state's Republican convention in protest of the party's platform. ...

LGBT Group Endorses Gay Republicans Running For Congress

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

The Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund announced its endorsement Tuesday of two New England Republicans running for Congress: Richard Tisei, a former Massac...

Openly Gay Republican Richard Tisei Expected To Challenge John Tierney To A Rematch

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Republican Richard R. Tisei, a former Massachusetts Senate minority leader, is expected to officially announce his candidacy for the state's 6th Congr...

Gay Republican Candidates Vying To Make Election History

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Dan Innis' husband persuaded him to run for the U.S. House. It didn't matter that Innis, a former business school dean, fac...

Republicans Tussle Over Gay Candidates

Politico | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior House Republican eyeing a powerful committee chairmanship, is causing friction with some of his colleagues by pus...

Jason Linkins

Bitter Republican Party Won't Even Acknowledge New England's Existence Anymore

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

UPDATE, 1/9/2012: Good news, America! The House Republican Conference has decided to pursue a 50-state strategy, and now the weird blank space on thei...

Richard Tisei: The Right Kind of Republican for Massachusetts

Brian Jencunas | Posted 12.26.2012 | College
Brian Jencunas

Pro-choice and openly gay, Tisei identifies as a "live and let live Republican," who wants government out of the bedroom as well as the boardroom.

Do The Math: Party Matters In The Fight For LGBT Equality

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 12.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Rep. Barney Frank

There is simply no logical basis whatsoever for arguing that voting for Republicans this year is a good way to advance LGBT legal equality. Yet the Log Cabin Republicans argue exactly that. Given the stakes for our rights in this election, it is important to examine their rationale.

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner, DOMA Defender, Campaigns For Openly Gay GOP Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has long opposed gay rights, from his opposition to repealing "don't ask, don't tell" to his vote ag...

Amanda Terkel

Massachusetts GOP Weighs Embracing Anti-Gay, Anti-Abortion National Party Platform

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts is one of the bluest states in the nation, where even Republican politicians often find themselves staking out relatively ...

A Tale of Two Conventions

Peter Ubertaccio | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Peter Ubertaccio

In the tale of two party conventions, Massachusetts Republicans will find their decades-long challenge.

Patrick Svitek

More Republican Candidates Buck Grover Norqust No-Tax Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Scott Rigell's (R-Va.) message for up-and-coming Republicans would have been considered political heresy just two years ago: You do...

Gay Politicians Come Out In Force For 2012

The Daily Beast | Allison Yarrow | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Kyrsten Sinema, a seven-year veteran of the Arizona legislature, is running to become the first openly bisexual member of Congress....

Richard Tisei, Openly Gay Republican, Picked As GOP Gubernatorial Candidate's Running Mate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Baker has picked an openly gay running mate. Baker announced that he had picked State Senate M...