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Congratulations to blogger, advocate, GLAAD consultant, and all-around (as the article calls him) "good guy" Jeremy Hooper, who has been named one of Instinct Magazine's "Leading Men of 2012."
Voters in New Hampshire elected the state's first openly transgender lawmaker, Stacie Laughton. She will serve Ward 4 in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
GLAAD joins millions in celebrating the gains made for LGBT Americans in this election, including LGBT Latinos. Many LGBT Latinos and allies worked hard to ensure victory for equality.
San Francisco's health access program, Healthy SF, will remove exclusions that deny medically necessary transition-related care to transgender people.
Much of the excitement from Tuesday’s election focused on the marriage questions in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington, as well as Tammy Baldwin’s victory in Wisconsin. But LGBT candidates also ran in several races that garnered less national attention. The election of so many out LGBT candidates gives a new level of visibility to LGBT people across the country.
A truly incredible day for supporters of the LGBT community, as LGBT candidates and issues emerged victorious in state after state yesterday.
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.
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.