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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.

Scandal Forces Florida’s Youngest Gay City Official to Resign

By Dylan Bouscher | Apr 19
It turns out that Morrison is no longer officially a resident of Boca Raton and it was his mother, Andrea Riggin, who alerted city officials of his residence and ineligibility to serve.

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.

’Ma’am, He’s Dead’: The Gay Mayor of Small Pahokee Talks Life, Love and Death

By Gideon Grudo | Dec 13
SFGN sat down with JP Sasser to find out what’s it like to be out and in politics, what’s it like living in a small, rural town on the western edge of Palm Beach County, and what’s it like to have shared a life with a best friend and partner.

LGBT Floridians Get Representation with First Gay Legislators

By Sergio N. Candido | Dec 6
On Nov. 20, Representatives Joe Saunders and David Richardson became the first openly gay members to be sworn to the state’s legislature.

South Florida Panel Discussion Celebrates LGBT Elections Victories, Outlines Challenges

By SFGN Staff | Nov 21
The roundtable took place at the Horvitz Auditorium next to the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale - the hall was packed. In its 18 months of life, Our Fund has already raised over $1.3 million.

New Faces: Newly Elected US Senators

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

Gay Republican Scott Herman Takes on Democrat Minority Leader Perry Thurston

By Jason Parsley | Nov 6
Scott Herman likes to defy stereotypes. He’s not your typical gay, liberal leaning, democrat activist. Instead he’s a war veteran, a republican and openly gay.

Tammy Baldwin’s Final Push

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

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