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What Does LGBT Power Look Like in 2014

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Tim Cook, Rachel Maddow, and Tammy Baldwin are in the top 5; newcomers Michael Sam and Robin Roberts crack the top 10; Jennifer Pritzker becomes the first transgender person on the list. read more

Monday Speed Read: Ohio Marriage, Nevada GOP, Tammy Baldwin, Mark Takano, Kyrsten Sinema

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY LISA KEEN / Keen News Service OHIO DECISION EXPECTED TODAY: Today is the self-imposed deadline a federal judge in Cincinnati set for issuing a formal ruling that Ohio’s ban on same-sex couples marrying is unconstitutional. State Attorney General Mike...

Thursday Morning Speed Read: Mississippi, Lesbian Chef, Tammy Baldwin, New Mexico, Scrutiny Rehearing

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

BY LISA KEEN / Keen News Service LGBT RALLY FOR VETO: LGBT groups will hold a rally on the lawn of the State Capitol in Jackson, Mississippi, at noon CDT today, in protest over the passage of a religious bias...

Congressmen Propose National Resale Royalty Act for Artists

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

US Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Ed Markey (D-MA) and Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) have introduced a bill that would give visual artists royalties on the resale of their work, or droit de suite, Congress announced this afternoon.

Senate Women Say: Raise the Minimum Wage!

Co-authored by: Senator Mazie Hirono Senator Tammy Baldwin Last week, the Democratic women senators stood together at an amazing event where we delivered a very important message: No American woman should ever work a full-time job and...Show More Summary

Social Advocacy & Politics: “The Senate is the Enemy?"

Prior to the President’s arrival in the House chambers, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) joked about his sitting next to fellow freshman senator Democrat Tammy Baldwin (WI). In the wake of the Arizona State Republican Party censuring Senator John McCain (R-AZ) for being too liberal, Flake suggested his sitting with “the enemy” might escalate the situation. read more

The Year In Lesbians

by Jordan Alexander Stein On January 3, Tammy Baldwin assumed office as the first openly gay person ever elected to the US Senate. She didn’t think it was a big deal, though, and kept repeating in interviews that “I didn’t run to make history.” But the voters had spoken, and they sounded pretty excited about lesbian leaders. Show More Summary

"Religious Liberty": The Next Big Front in the Culture Wars

5 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Senator Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat from Wisconsin and the chamber's first openly gay member, is surrounded by fellow Democrats just before a historic vote on legislation outlawing workplace discriminationShow More Summary

Tammy Baldwin to Boehner on ENDA: 'Just Bring It Up for a Vote' — VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) appeared on Andrea Mitchell Reports yesterday prior to the successful vote to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Baldwin spoke about the bill's chances in the House and what she would tell House Speaker John Boehner, who...

WATCH: Tammy Baldwin Has a Message for John Boehner About ENDA

5 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

Wisconsin senator Tammy Baldwin, the first openly gay person to be elected to the U.S. Senate, offered a direct message to the man in charge of the House of Representatives — where she served from 1999 to 2013 — regarding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. read more

Tammy Baldwin Tells Boehner: 'Just Bring ENDA Up for a Vote'

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Display Title: Tammy Baldwin Tells Boehner: 'Just Bring ENDA Up for a Vote' Short Teaser Title: WATCH: Tammy Baldwin Tells Boehner: 'Just Bring ENDA Up for a Vote' The nation's first openly gay senator has a message for the Republican speaker of the House. read more

WATCH: Tammy Baldwin Tells John Boehner 'Just Bring ENDA Up for a Vote'

The nation's first openly gay senator has a message for the Republican speaker of the House. read more

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1459

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

TAMMY BALDWIN: Her floor speech yesterday on ENDA. BUILDINGS FOR BILLIONAIRES: They're growing like very expensive weeds. LIE WITNESS NEWS: Jimmy Kimmel trolls the West Hollywood Halloween parade to ask people about a dead celebrity who doesn't exist. RUSSIAN ORTHODOX...

WATCH: First Openly Gay Sen. Tammy Baldwin on 'Courage' of Those Supporting ENDAWATCH: First Openly Gay Sen. Tammy Baldwin on 'Courage' of Those Supporting ENDA

The nation's first openly gay Senator took to the Senate floor this afternoon to deliver an impassioned speech in support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. read more

Wendy Davis taps veteran Dem strategist for campaign

Texas gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis hires Sen. Tammy Baldwin's campaign manager.

Is a 'Magic Wand' Needed To Fix Anti-Discrimination Bill?

In a wide-ranging interview with Salon’s Josh Eidelson, Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), the first openly LGBT member of the U.S. Senate, was asked several questions about efforts to protect LGBT people from workplace discrimination, including the Employment Non-Discrimination Act ( ENDA ). Show More Summary

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI): ‘I’m Worried’ About Tea Party Extremism

Wisconsin’s junior senator comes from a state whose local politics has turned toxis as a result of hard-right and “Tea Party” politics in the statehouse — and where progressive and labor activism has reenergized Democrats. She nevertheless continues to be concerned about Tea Party extremism, as she told Salon‘s Josh Eidelson: Wisconsin’s junior senator comes […]

Why Senate Republicans Hate Ted Cruz

At one point in the tense back and forth between Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Bob Corker this week, the Senate’s presiding officer, Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, had to remind these two Republican colleagues that “senators are to referShow More Summary

Protesters heckleTammy Baldwin on Syria by singing “Which side are you on?” at the Fighting Bob Fest.

Internal divisions on the left. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.,... who opposed strikes in Kosovo, Iraq and Libya -- said she would continue asking President Barack Obama’s administration “tough questions” to further the debate. She wouldn't say how she would vote.

‘Which Side Are You On?!’: Anti-War Protestors Chant, Blow Horns to Disrupt Dem Senator’s Speech

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin was interrupted for several minutes by protestors voicing their opposition to potential U.S. military action in Syria and to her lack of official stance on the proposed intervention.

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