Connecticut embraces gay politics, out politicians

08/20/2010 | Fairfield County Weekly (Norwalk, Conn.)

Anti-gay positions are increasingly seen as detrimental to political candidates in Connecticut, where Kevin Lembo, an openly gay man, easily beat his Democratic primary opponent in the race to become the state's next comptroller. "What we've got in Connecticut now ... is that the risky political position to take is being opposed to marriage equality and gay rights," said State Rep. Michael Lawlor, who is also openly gay.

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