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


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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.

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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.

GOP candidate for Wisconsin’s attorney general says he would defend bans on interracial, gay marriages


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Brad Schimel, GOP candidate for Wisconsin attorney general

The New Civil Rights Movement: Oct. 10, 2014 – Hypocritical GOP Attorney General Candidate: I Would Defend Bans On Interracial And Gay Marriage – The New Civil Rights Movement.

Division over same-sex marriage has Republicans splintered into three camps


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Former Republican Massachusetts state Sen. Richard Tisei speaks to supporters in Wakefield, Mass., on Jan. 23, 2014, as he announces he will run for the state’s 6th Congressional District seat currently held by U.S. Rep. John Tierney. Tisei is one of three openly gay Republicans nationwide running in this year’s midterm elections for Congress.

Associated Press: Oct. 5, 2014 – Debate over marriage equality splinters Republican ranks into 3 camps – LGBTQ Nation.

GOP presidential hopefuls court anti-LGBT groups to help usher Christians to the polls


religion & politicsThe New Civil Rights Movement: Oct. 1, 2014 – Likely GOP Presidential Candidates Team Up With Anti-Gay Hate Group To Get Christians To Polls – The New Civil Rights Movement.

A gay Republican, finding his party ruining his friendships, seeks help


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State Rep. Brian Sims (D), the first out LGBT state legislator in Pennsylvania, speaks at a protest on a hate crime law in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP)

Washington Post: Sept. 30, 2014 – A gay Republican, finding his party is ruining his friendships, seeks help – The Washington Post.