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BREAKING: Marriage Equality Wins in Maryland

Cause for celebration! Maryland wins marriage equality at the ballot box.

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November 7, 2012

Victory for Marriage Equality in Maine

Just three years after voters in an off-year election vetoed a marriage equality law passed by elected officials, Maine voters today reversed course and their state joined fellow New England states Massachusetts, Connnecticut, Vermont and New Hampshire in recognizing full marriage equality.

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November 6, 2012

Barack Obama, First American President to support Marriage Equality, Re-Elected

A continued Obama presidency presumably means the administration will continue not to defend the so-called "Defense of Marriage Act" in courts of law. Presumably it will mean continued progress towards granting binational same-sex couples more protections against deportations.And President Obama's victory tonight signals to a nation of public figures that it's now truly politically "safe" to support LGBT Americans.

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November 6, 2012

Congratulations to Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin, America's First-Ever Out Senator

The Victory Fund has announced and Fox News has projected that Wisconsin U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin tonight will become the first openly gay person ever elected to the Senate in America's history.

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Noche Histórica: Gana Re-Elección el Primer Presidente Estadounidense que Apoya al Matrimonio Igualitario y Matrimonio en Maryland y Maine

Noche Histórica: Gana Re-Elección  el Primer Presidente Estadounidense que Apoya al Matrimonio Igualitario y Matrimonio en Maryland y Maine

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Unprecedented Black and Latino Support for Marriage Expected on Election Day

For citizens who are casting votes today in four states – Maryland, Maine, Minnesota and Washington – there is a chance that at least one of those contests will make history as it becomes the first in the nation where voters approve marriage equality at the ballot box and for the first time, minority voters may tip the balance in favor of marriage equality.

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