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EDGE 10.0: The Decade in 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

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

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

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

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

Tammy Baldwin’s Final Push

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

Why Gay Marriage Matters

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

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.

Gayest Moments during the Democratic National Convention

By Sergio N. Candido | Sep 14
From the issues discussed to the political players, here’s a look at the gayest moments of this year’s DNC in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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