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"The world is developing quickly," says Eitan Ginzburg. A gay man has been elected mayor in a suburb of Tel Aviv, the first time an LGBT person has been elected mayor in the country. Eitan Ginzburg took office in the town of Ra’anana on Sunday, after six years as deputy mayor and 15 total on the city council. The 41-year-old Ginzburg was elected by the council in a special election after his predecessor, Ze’ev Bielski, left to manage the National Housing...
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South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg announced his engagement on social media. On Thursday, Buttigieg announced through Facebook that he’s gotten engaged to his partner Chasten Glezman. Buttigieg and Glezmen, who’s a school teacher, announced their excitement for their future together. On top of that, Buttgieg is an openly gay politician who’s on the rise. He came out in an essay in 2015 where he confessed its been hard for him to accept his sexuality. “Like most people, I would like to get...
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Mayor Darcy Byrne has announced that he would like to make same-sex marriages free if Australia decides to legalize them. Darcy Byrne just recently won his mayoral seat with the Inner West Council, a local government council in control of the inner western region of New South Wales in the city of Sydney, Australia. Just days after that win, Cr Byrne in a Facebook Live session made the announcement saying that he will use council resources to help same-sex couples. "We have...
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The gay mayor of Seattle has been accused of allegedly raping a teenager and two others 20 years ago. Allegations have been bought against the 61-year-old mayor, Ed Murray, for having sex with minors in the late 1980’s. The plaintiff’s case states that Murray had sex with the minor in 1986 and would pay him between $10 and $20 for sex. Sex with a person under the age of 16 is considered rape in the state. The plaintiff has decided to make...
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Brazil’s first openly gay mayor has tied the knot with his partner of 13 years. Edgar de Souza, mayor of the small Brazilian city of Lins, married his partner Alexsandro Luciano Trindade in front of 300 friends and family on Saturday 4 March. According to CNN, de Souza said of the wedding: “It wasn’t supposed to be a political act, it was a ceremony for us. We waited long enough! But of course, it was also political. “It’s the first time in...
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An anonymous ‘threatening’ note and defaced campaign sign have both been widely shared and condemned on Facebook. Mayor Alex Morse of Holyoke has shared with his constituents, and by virtue of the internet the rest of world, an offensive note sent to his office which specifically targeted his sexuality in a ‘threatening’ manner. Alex, who has served as mayor of Holyoke for five years, explained on social media that the card was sent to his office anonymously. It read: “Alex, you...

A hardline anti-gay evangelical bishop has been elected as the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro. Marcelo Crivella is a bishop of Brazil’s Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, and has also enjoyed success as a right-wing politician. The bishop took 59.37% of the vote this week as the 2016 Olympic host city elected its new Mayor – a landslide victory over left-wing candidate Marcelo Freixo, who scraped just 40.6% in the run-off. The Times reports that Crivella has a long record...
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The out Lord Mayor of Manchester has spoken out after being subjected to homophobic abuse at a Justin Bieber concert. Carl Austin-Behan, a Labour councillor, was sworn in as the city’s Lord Mayor earlier this year, marking the first time the role has been hold by an out politician. The Lord Mayor had planned to attend a Justin Bieber concert last night at Manchester Arena. However, on his way to the event, he was accosted by two women who screamed homophobic abuse, referring...
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Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski wed her longtime partner Betty Iverson this week. Jackie, who made history as the city’s first openly gay mayor and its second female mayor, shared several photos on Facebook to celebrate the moment with friends and followers. She wrote: “Yesterday our family was brought together by marriage. We have always been bonded by love, but now we are joined by law. “Our family and families like ours have come so far to make joyous days like...
Richard “Scott” Silverthorne

As we reported last week, Fairfax City Mayor Richard “Scott” Silverthorne was recently arrested for offering meth to cops in exchange for sexual favors. In an emotional tailspin ever since getting a cancer diagnosis last year, Silverstone filed for bankruptcy after losing his recruiting job for the National Association of Manufacturers. Following the arrest, he was also let go from his job as a substitute teacher. According to a statement, Silverthorne has now resigned as mayor. His resignation will take effect Thursday. As...
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The newly elected Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, has taken the media by storm in the past few weeks when he imposed anti gay orders within the city. The latter first stirred a controversy when he mandates to officially withdraw books from primary schools and nurseries depicting homosexuality and disability, thus, provoking fury among the LGBT community. For a second time in a few days, he constructed another order that aggravates the tension towards the LGBT community when he recently...

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