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USA gets first openly bi Senator

Kyrsten Sinema’s bid to become the first openly bisexual member of the USA’s Senate has been declared a success at last. The US ‘midterm’ elections saw the Democrats gain nearly 40 seats in the House to take control from the Republicans, but the Republicans made gains which looked set to increase their narrow hold on power in the Senate.  But […]

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High-profile US bi politician defects

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A Republican Senator in Maryland, USA who came out as bisexual in a debate around so-called ‘therapy’ aimed at converting young gay and bi people to heterosexuality should be legal has defected to the Democrats. Making the announcement yesterday Meagan Simonaire said, “I am leaving the Republican Party today, because it is important for me to stand with a party […]

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Voters Say No To Nixon

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Former Sex & The City star Cynthia Nixon’s bid for elected office has hit the buffers. She had been be challenging for the Democratic Party nomination for Governor of New York. The incumbent, Democrat Andrew Cuomo, won the primary yesterday by a 2:1 margin, taking around 65% of the vote to Nixon’s 35%. Her campaign drew a queer media storm […]

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MSPs to talk LGBT for the night

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The Scottish Parliament elections are coming up at the start of May and this Thursday sees an LGBT+ hustings in Edinburgh. The organisers say, “Scotland has come a long way for LGBT equality, but we must not be complacent. Whoever forms the next Scottish Government needs to do more to ensure that LGBT people all across Scotland are safe, respected […]

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