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Houston Mayoral Candidate Faces Anti-Gay Opposition

A cluster of socially conservative Houstonians and Ministers are planning a campaign to discourage voters from choosing City Controller Annise Parker in the December mayoral run-off because she is a lesbian, citing the group’s concern about a “gay takeover” of City Hall.

Washington Blade Quickly Resurrected by Staffers

Imagine showing up for work, ready to get to the business of drafting and sharing with your readers all the LGBT news that fits in the greater D.C. area, only to find out the locks have been changed because your publishing company has shut down.

Economy to Sway 2010 Gubernatorial Races

Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger, who replaced Davis as governor in 2003, is barred from running for another term, but pundits say that displeasure over California’s historic budget deficits and his low approval ratings could help return the governor’s seat to the Democrats.