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New Wheaties, Now With Irony:: Anti-Gay Pol Gets Box Cover Gig

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jun 13
An allegedly closeted congressman, Aaron Schock, adds a Wheaties box to his growing list of modeling gigs.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Politics

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.

You’re Out!:: Noted Gay Journalist Removes Closet Door Of Anti-Gay GOP Representative

In a lengthy post on his Facebook page, noted gay CBS journalist Itay Hod outed Illinois congressman Aaron Schock, calling out the two-term politician on the hypocrisy of an alleged recent sexual exploit in light of his anti-gay voting record.

Russian Journalist Promises to Out Closeted Lawmakers

POLITICS | By Sergio N. Candido | Sep 10
An LGBT journalist has promised to take drastic measures if a new anti-gay legislation in Russia moves forward.

Ex-Florida Gov. Crist Accused of Covering Up Gay Affairs

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 12
Charlie Crist, the former governor of Florida, is no stranger to gay rumors. The lastest allegations claim that the politician paid two men to cover up gay affairs.

Houston Radio Host Spotted at Gay Bar Before Alleged Hit-and-Run

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 16
Conservative Houston radio talk show host Michael Berry was reportedly spotted leaving a local gay bar before he allegedly crashed into the bouncer’s car and left the scene.

Anti-Gay Indiana State Rep. Allegedly Hired Boy for ’A Really Good Time’

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 13
An anti-gay GOP state lawmaker in Indiana stands accused of having hired an 18-year-old boy on Craigslist, offering to pay $80 plus a big tip for "a really good time," and then plying the young man with gifts to buy his silence about the rendezvous.

In Wake of DADT, Gay Rumors Swirl Anew Around SC Sen. Graham

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 28
South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has long denied rumors that he is a gay closeted politician, but his recent strenuous objection to repealing the anti-gay law that has kept GLBT patriots from serving openly has rekindled speculation about his sexuality.

Right and Left Alike Pile on Out Former RNC Chair Ken Mehlman

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 26
In the wake of his announcement that he is gay, both the left and the right are talking about former Republican National Committee chair Ken Mehlman--some warmly, some with harsh words.

S.C. Sen. Lindsay Graham: ’I’m Not Gay’

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 2
The South Carolina GOP senator who was accused by the Tea Party of capitulating to Democrats out of fear that he would be outed has addressed the question of his sexuality head on: "I ain’t gay."

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