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Watch: Ted Cruz Inspired to Talk LGBT Rights with Ellen Page

LEGAL | Aug 25
Ellen Page, who came out as gay last year, got into a heated back-and-forth with Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz at the Iowa State Fair. The surprise attack had the politician caught with his mouth full.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Politics

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Jan 16
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 | Jul 16
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.

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

POLITICS | Mar 30
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.

Obama Nominates Openly Gay Judge For Court Of Appeals

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

Vice Mayor Garcia: Giving Thanks

POLITICS | By Randy Hope | Nov 28
When elected in April 2009 to fill the seat vacated by Bonnie Lowenthal, Garcia became the youngest person, the first Latino male and the first openly gay person of color ever elected to the Long Beach City Council.

New Faces: Newly Elected US Senators

POLITICS | Nov 8
Here is a look at the newly elected U.S. senators from Tuesday’s election.

Tammy Baldwin’s Final Push

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Nov 5
The Wisconsin Democrat may make history as first out lesbian elected to the Senate.

Why Gay Marriage Matters

HOME | By DAVID CRARY | Oct 5
On one aspect of whether same-sex couples should have the right to marry, both sides agree: The issue defines what kind of nation we are. Half a dozen states and the District of Columbia have made history by legalizing it, but it’s prohibited elsewhere.

Voting: Why It Matters and the Issues at Stake

HOME | Sep 23
Here is a selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, as compiled by the editors of Associated Press.

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