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Democrats: Michigan GOP Tolerates Anti-Gay Bias

Wednesday Dec 18, 2013
The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee has joined leading state Democrats in condemning Michigan Republicans for their handling of anti-gay remarks by a GOP National Committee member and their failure to extend civil rights to gays.

Gayest Moments during the Democratic National Convention

By Sergio N. Candido | Friday Sep 14, 2012
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.

At Democratic Convention, Record Presence For Gays

By David Crary | Wednesday Sep 5, 2012
The Democratic National Convention is a watershed event for America’s gay rights movement, which never before has been embraced so warmly by a major political party.

Five Free Things to Do in Charlotte (Amidst the DNC)

By MARTHA WAGGONER | Monday Sep 3, 2012
The Queen City - named after the wife of King George II, who ruled the colonies - is best known as a business city, home to Duke Energy and the place where Hugh McColl started a small bank, which grew to become the Bank of America.

A Brief History of DNC Host City Charlotte

By MARTHA WAGGONER | Saturday Sep 1, 2012
Delegates in town for the convention, which begins Sept. 3, will find several places in and around Charlotte where they can soak up a little political history.

Dems Draft Platform Backs Gay Marriage

Friday Aug 10, 2012
A draft of the Democratic Party’s official party platform includes support for gay marriage for the first time, months after President Barack Obama said he was in favor of same-sex unions.

Former DNC Chairs Endorse Proposed Marriage Equality Platform Plank

By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Apr 4, 2012
Former Democratic National Party Chairs Howard Dean, Donald Fowler, Steve Grossman and David Wilhelm on Wednesday endorsed a proposal that would add marriage equality for same-sex couples to their party’s 2012 platform.

Will Gay Bloggers’ Boycott of Democrats Get Traction?

By Joe Siegel | Sunday Nov 15, 2009
A coalition of well-known gay bloggers, activists and organization heads have announced a boycott of the Democratic Party because of a perceived recent history of slights and the president’s inaction on LGBT issues.

Democratic National Committee appoints first transgender member

By Michael K. Lavers | Tuesday Sep 15, 2009
The Democratic National Committee appointed long-time New Jersey activist Barbra Casbar-Siperstein as its first transgender member during its meeting in Austin, Texas, on Sept. 11. The DNC also elected her vice-chair of its Eastern Regional Caucus.
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