Midterms: The Red Wave Washes Out

While Republicans were hoping to win big in last week’s midterms, it appears that Democrats have successfully fended off the massive surge in Republican electoral power that was projected before the election. Republicans are still favored to take control of the House of Representatives, but if they do, their majority will be slim. Votes are […]

Club Q Shooting Shakes Colorado Springs

On November 20, Club Q, a queer nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was the site of a mass shooting. An armed assailant attacked the club while attendees were on the dance floor, killing five people. A Colorado Springs press release from November 28 also identifies 17 people injured by gunshots and an additional five who […]

Speaker Pelosi Steps Down

Ahead of the new congressional term, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA, she/her) announced she would not be seeking re-election to House Democratic leadership. The congresswoman from California leaves behind a consequential legacy that oversaw the passage of major legislation.  Pelosi was elected to the House in 1987 and joined the House leadership as […]

Diehl and Healey Debate Before Election

Gubernatorial hopefuls Maura Healey (she/her) and Geoff Diehl (he/him) squared off face-to-face for the first time at a debate hosted by NBC Boston on October 12th. Healey has served as Massachusetts’s Attorney General since 2015. If elected, the 51-year-old Democrat would be the state’s first LGBTQ governor and the first woman to be elected to […]