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Responsible voting and reporting: A recipe for democracy

Winston Churchill famously said, “It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government—except all the others that have been tried.” Democracy has been especially exhausting in recent memory. Mainstream media has locked Americans into a perpetual election cycle: Once a president, for example, is sworn in, speculation begins on the outcomes of […]

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Election 2022: Alicia Kozlowski for Minnesota House of Representatives (District 8B)

As part of News is Out’s Election 2022 coverage, we are looking at races all over the country and sharing campaigns of key LGBTQ+ candidates. Name: Alicia Kozlowski (Yellow Cloud Woman) Office: Minnesota House of Representatives, District 8B Bio: Kozlowski, who uses they/them pronouns, is queer and Two-Spirit. They were born in Duluth, MN to an Ojibwe mother and […]

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LGBTQ candidates on the ballot in all 50 states for first time

The LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released its 2022 Out on the Trail report Wednesday. This is the only annual report on the number and diversity of LGBTQ candidates who ran for office in 2022. At least 1,065 openly LGBTQ people ran or are running for offices with elections in Read More

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Election 2022: Maggie Trevor for Cook County Board of Commissioners (9th District)

As part of News is Out’s Election 2022 coverage, we are looking at races all over the country and sharing campaigns of key LGBTQ+ candidates. Name: Maggie Trevor Office: Cook County Board of Commissioners (9th District)  Bio: Trevor was born and raised in Rolling Meadows, where her parents were among the city’s original residents. In late 2014, […]