GOP hopeful in Colorado agrees to meet with gay voters, after they pass background checks

Gordon Klingenschmitt

Gordon Klingenschmitt

The New Civil Rights Movement: Oct. 16, 2014 – GOP Nominee Will Meet With Gay Citizens – But Only After They’ve Passed Background Checks – The New Civil Rights Movement.


Florida governor refuses to take to debate stage because challenger had a fan

fanWashington Post: Oct. 16, 2014 – Rick Scott refused to take the debate stage because Charlie Crist had a fan. There’a a backstory here. – The Washington Post.

The next fight for gay marriage proponents: religious exemption

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Ryan Ebersole, of Mesa, Ariz., and Rev. Stephen Govett, of Glendale, Ariz., protest a proposed “religious freedom” bill that would have allowed discrimination against LGBT people. The measure, SB 1062, was eventually vetoed by Republican Gov. Jan Brewer.

Associated Press: Oct. 15, 2014 – Next fight for gay marriage advocates: religious exemptions – LGBTQ Nation.

Federal judge in North Carolina gay marriage challenge denies GOP motion for delay

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North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger (left) and House Speaker Thom Tillis

Associated Press: Oct. 10, 2014 – Judge in North Carolina gay marriage case rejects GOP lawmakers’ delay – LGBTQ Nation.