She’s a proud mother and Democrat, a former Chief Judge of Madison County and running for Congress in Illinois’ 13th congressional district to unseat Tea Party-backed freshmen Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville).
Eric Thorsland knows he’s in a tough race to unseat longtime U.S. Rep. John Shimkus in Congress to represent Illinois’ 15th congressional district. Shimkus (R-Collinsville) has represented his constituents – who have skewed more and more Republican – through three redistricting changes since January 1997.
CLEVELAND, OH – Gay Games 9 Cleveland + Akron kicked off on Saturday night with the pomp and excitement of the Opening Ceremony held at Quicken Loans Arena downtown. The Games, which will be held through Aug. 16, are already off to a great start for Team Saint Louis.
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Today was Governor's Day at the Illinois State Fair as Pat Quinn joined a host of Democratic Candidates in greeting over 1,700 invitees at a luncheon held on the Director's Lawn at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield.
On a list that includes Erasure’s Andy Bell and AIDS Memorial Quilt founder Cleve Jones, St. Louis-based activist Aaron Matthew Laxton has been lauded in HIV Plus Magazine’s lineup of the Top 20 Amazing HIV Positive Gay Men of 2014.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Pride St. Charles announced the date and location of its inaugural festival this week. The first St. Charles LGBT Pride celebration will take place on May 30, 2015 on the campus of St. Charles Community College from 12-6 p.m.
New Line Theatre, “the bad boy of musical theatre,” opens its 24th season of adult, alternative musical theatre with the St. Louis premiere of the new musical Bonnie & Clyde, running Oct. 2-25, 2014. Tickets are available in advance through Metrotix, 314-534-1111 or Metrotix.com.
State Representative Stacey Newman has proven a passionate and progressive voice throughout the marbled halls of Jefferson City. Representing District 87 since November 2009, she was first elected in a special election to the Missouri State House after the resignation of Steve Brown.
Tracy McCreery is no stranger to the LGBT equality movement here in Missouri. The community activist has worked closely with both PROMO and PROMO PAC since 1998 and was a progressive voice in the Missouri legislature after winning a special election in November 2011 to serve out the remainder of Jake Zimmerman’s term representing Missouri’s 83rd District.
Eying his last campaign for the Missouri House before being term-limited out, Mike Colona is poised to be the sole member of the LGBT Caucus that just two years ago had four out members in the Missouri General Assembly.