National elections, Chicago Cubs, ‘The Office’

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imageThe results are in–almost–and gay outcomes head up Wednesday’s headlines, including a lesbian leading the runoff to become Houston’s mayor. Also: the Chicago Cubs’ gay owner, an NHL player’s mia culpa, and the straightest gay man on “The Office.”

Lesbian candidate Annise Parker (top photo) tops Houston mayoral field, runoff could make it the largest U.S. city to elect gay mayor

Kalamazoo to keep gay protections law

Chapel Hill, N.C., elects gay mayor

St. Petersburg, Fla. elects gay man to city council

Maine, Wash. voters diverge on gay union decisions
Chicago Cubs has first prominent gay owner, club still not entirely pro-gay

Oscar on “The Office” (bottom photo) says he’s the straightest gay man on TV

Ft. Worth panel urges expansion of gay rights after high-profile gay bar raid

Second man found guilty in Fla. gay murder

Straight player: It’s time to end the use of gay slurs in hockey

Scotland gives equal fertilization rights to lesbians


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