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A More Inclusive CPAC :: Interview with ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Feb 28
When the Conservative Political Action Conference convened this week, Matt Schlapp had a message for gay conservatives: You are welcome here.

Botticelli Confirmed as Director of National Drug Control Policy

POLITICS | By Sue O'Connell | Feb 20
Last week the US Senate confirmed Michael Botticelli as the new Director of the White House Office of Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). Botticelli, who is openly gay, is also the first director who is a substance abuse survivor.

Secretive Groups Poured $25 M Into State Elections

FINANCE | By Philip Elliott | Dec 17
The Center for Public Integrity analysis also showed that the secretive outside groups were quite successful, exceeding the victory rates of groups that disclose their donors.

Chiu Seeks LGBT Caucus Membership

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 14
Upholding a campaign promise, Assemblyman David Chiu (D-San Francisco), who is straight, is seeking to join a legislative group for LGBT lawmakers in the Statehouse.

Sen. Merkley Announces Plans to Introduce LGBT Civil Rights Bill

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | Dec 12
Sen. Jeff Merkley formally announced Wednesday his intention to introduce a comprehensive LGBT civil rights bill in the next Congress.

Portuguese Police Detain Ex-Premier in Fraud Case

INTERNATIONAL | By Barry Hatton | Nov 22
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday.

Speculation Swirls Around Congresswoman Wasserman-Schultz's Future

POLITICS | By John McDonald | Nov 20
With the midterm elections behind her, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz now finds herself embroiled in speculation.

LGBT Leaders Urge Community to Hold the Line

LOCAL | By John McDonald | Nov 20
Court wins in states across the United States were blunted by the electoral process two weeks ago as Democrats took a drubbing at the ballot box.

Past and Future and a Possible Hillary Clinton Run

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Nov 16
Bill Clinton always said presidential campaigns must be about the future, but Hillary Rodham Clinton's potential White House bid is bound to bring up the past.

San Francisco Hosts Women's Global Summit

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 14
From November 16-18 at the San Francisco Women's Building, the Global Summit, a social economic and environmental forum held every two years will hold its Global Summit IV: Women, Power, Money & Politics.

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