Tag: Tammy Baldwin

BREAKING: Barney Frank to retire

Openly gay Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., is expected to announce his retirement today. Frank is the longest serving of four openly gay members of the U.S. House. The other three are Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Jared Polis,...

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Ready for the fight

Baldwin says she doesn’t believe anti-gay attacks against her in her U.S. Senate bid would work with Wisconsin voters   Openly gay members of Congress Rep. Tammy Baldwin, center, and Rep. Jared Polis, right, answer...

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Tammy Baldwin joins U.S. Senate race

Rep. Tammy Baldwin Associated Press MADISON, Wis. — U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin entered the race Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Herb Kohl, becoming the first Democrat to officially...

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Who’s your favorite lesbian?

How could U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin, the first out lesbian elected to Congress, NOT be on anybody’s list of favorite lesbians?! Who’s your favorite (celebrity) lesbian? AfterEllen.com wants to know. In fact, the...

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BTD beneficiary applications begin Feb. 1

30TH ANNIVERSARY | Nan Arnold and Ron Guillard chaired the 2010 Black Tie Dinner that distributed more than $1 million to 20 beneficiaries. Organizers promise more announcements are coming soon about 30th annual dinner From...

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Baldwin: ‘We will see brighter days ahead’

Congresswoman tells Black Tie audience not to give up hope; Wright applauds heroes who chose ‘never to hide a day in your lives’ Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor nash@dallasvoice.com Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin. To see a slideshow...

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WATCH: Tammy Baldwin at Black Tie

Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., told The Washington Blade on Tuesday there is “zero chance” of passing pro-equality legislation in the new Republican-controlled House next year. Three days before, Congresswoman...

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2010 Black Tie Dinner

The 2010 Black Tie Dinner will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel. The theme for the annual fundraising event this year is “Stand Strong.” Keynote speaker for the evening will be openly-lesbianof Wisconsin....

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LGBT groups react to big losses in House, Senate

From Staff and Wire Reports Republicans won control of the U.S. House in Tuesday’s elections. As of 3 a.m. Wednesday, it appeared the GOP will hold at least 234 seats, to Democrats’ 180. But Democrats retained a slim majority in...

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Cicilline becomes 4th gay member of Congress

The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund is reporting that Providence Mayor David Cicilline has won his race for Congress in Rhode Island. “Mayor Cicilline will be a strong advocate for all Rhode Islanders, but he will also be an...

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Should health officials ask about orientation?

U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin … And am I really agreeing with Texas Republican Congressman Joe Barton? Openly gay Wisconsin Rep. Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill in the House Energy and Commerce committee that would require...

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Baldwin named as BTD keynote speaker

First open lesbian member of Congress will appear at the Nov. 6 fundraising event for HRC Tammye Nash  |  Senior Editor  nash@dallasvoice.com Rep. Tammy Baldwin Choosing speakers and award recipients for Black Tie Dinner each...

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